Macron’s office confirms French nationals killed in Niger

French President Emmanuel Macron (Photo: AFP)
French President Emmanuel Macron. (AFP)


French President Emmanuel Macron’s office confirmed on Sunday that French nationals had been killed in Niger, West Africa.

It said Macron spoke on the phone with Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou, but provided no further details.

Gunmen on motorcycles killed six French citizens and their Nigerian guide and driver in a wildlife park in Niger on Sunday, a senior official and a security source said.

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