French tourists among eight killed in Niger attack

French tourists among eight killed in Niger attack
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Despite the dangers, tourists head to Koure to see the only giraffes left in West Africa

Gunmen in Niger have attacked a party of wildlife tourists, killing six French citizens, their local guide and driver.

The gunmen rode in on motorcycles and opened fire, the governor of Tillabéri region, Tidjani Ibrahim, told the French news agency AFP.

They were in the Koure region which attracts tourists who want to see the last herds of giraffe in West…



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