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NIAMEY (Reuters) - Boko Haram retook the town of Bosso in southeastern Niger overnight after clashes with soldiers from Niger and Nigeria, the mayor of Bosso and a military source said on Monday.

The Islamist group first took the town near the Nigerian border on Friday in an attack in which 30 soldiers from Niger and two from Nigeria were killed. Nigerien troops had retaken the town by Saturday morning, the defence ministry said.

(Reporting By Boureima Balima, writing by Edward McAllister)

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