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Military: Boko Haram Attacks Prison in Niger, 4 Killed

Suspected Boko Haram militants launched an attack on the prison in the southern Niger town of Diffa late on Saturday, military sources said, in an apparent bid to free fellow members of the Nigerian Islamist group held there. Three of the assailants and one soldier were killed before the attack was repelled, the sources said. Boko Haram also attacked the prison in February. "When the attack was repelled, the assailants fled, probably back into the town," one military source...

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