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More Than 100 Migrants Arrested in Niger Near Algerian Border

Niger's security forces have arrested more than 100 people in the Sahara desert who were trying to illegally cross the country's northern border into neighboring Algeria, security sources said Monday. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said the arrests, which took place Saturday, concerned 122 women and children found in a single truck. Local media said 150 people had been arrested. An estimated 100,000 people passed through Agadez last year, a city in the...

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