No: 67, 22 February 2021, Press Release Regarding The Explosion Of Independent National Election Commission’s Vehicle In Niger

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 22.02.2021

We are deeply saddened that seven poll workers lost their lives and three further severely wounded yesterday in an explosion as an Independent National Election Commission vehicle tasked within the second round of Presidential elections held in Niger, drove over a mine in the Tillabéri region.

We share the grief of the friendly and brotherly people and the Government of Niger, wish Allah’s mercy upon those who lost their lives and extend our condolences to their relatives.

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