Niger bombs target Areva mine and military camp

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Two bombs have exploded at a camp and a French-run uranium mine in two towns in northwestern Niger, officials say.

The bombers killed themselves and wounded a number of others in the attacks in the towns of Agadez and Arlit, Reuters reported.

French group Areva said 13 people at the uranium plant in Arlit were hurt.

Niger’s government blamed Mujao, a jihadist group from neighbouring Mali, French radio said


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