Terrorists Kill Six French Aid Workers in Niger, Government Says

Jihadist militants on motorcycles killed 6 French aid staff and their regional tutorial and driver in a giraffe park in Niger on Sunday, according to federal government officers, the newest assault in a country hailed by western nations as a bulwark in opposition to a growing tide of Islamist militancy across West Africa.

The ambush started shortly right after 10 a.m., when the French nationals’ tour group entered the Kouré Giraffe Reserve, some 40 miles east of the cash, Niamey, according to senior interior ministry officers and the governor of Tillaberi…