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11 March 2019

Over 8,000 people displaced by armed group on Mali border

Recently, an upsurge in threats from armed groups operating between the borders of Mali and Niger has caused a new wave of displacement. More than 8,000 people have been forced to settle in improvised camps around the village of Kongokiré, Niger, where they live in appalling conditions, in a zone which is also considered as insecure.