Seven Niger police officers and four soldiers were killed on Tuesday in two separate attacks near the country’s borders with Burkina Faso and Libya, the government said. The AFP news agency, in an article that can be read in full on the News Blog page of the Future Media website, reports that six vehicles — including three belonging to police officers — were torched and the attackers made off with another three vehicles. Shops and hangers home to businesses surrounding the police station were also set on fire.