Niger, Terrorism, Level 3: Multiple soldiers killed and missing in terrorist attack – Niger

2021-08-01: According to media reports from late Sunday (01 August, local time), at least 15 soldiers were killed, seven were injured and six are still missing after a terrorist attack in southwest Niger, near the border with Burkina Faso on Saturday (31 July). 
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of terror suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.