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Key Member of Terrorist Group Eliminated by Nigerien Military, Army's Statement Says

Niger flag - Sputnik Africa, 1920, 23.06.2024
In March, Niger reported that 23 of its soldiers lost their lives in a terrorist ambush that occurred in the country's western region of Tillaberi, near the borders with Burkina Faso and Mali.
A key member of the Daesh* group, Abdoulaye Souleymane Idouwal, has been eliminated by the Nigerien military, the army's statement says.
Abdoulaye Souleymane Idouwal, described as "an influential member of the Islamic State [Daesh]*," was killed by the army during a military raid in Niger's Tillaberi region.
Niger's and Russia's national flags are seen as supporters of Niger's National Council of Safeguard of the Homeland (CNSP) protest outside the Niger and French airbase in Niamey on September 2, 2023 to demand the departure of the French army from Niger. - Sputnik Africa, 1920, 10.06.2024
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On Thursday, nine terrorists were destroyed and 31 detained, according to the military. It also added that it had "destroyed [the attackers'] means of travel" and "seized [their] means of communication."
*Daesh (ISIL/ ISIS/ IS) is a terrorist group banned in Russia and many other countries