According to the Niger News Agency, quoting local officials, the vehicle used by the staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission of Niger triggered mines in the Dalgor area of Tiraberg province on the same day, killing at least seven people and seriously injuring three people.
Niger’s security services have not yet responded to this incident.
Tiraberg Province is located in the southwest of Niger on the border with Mali and Burkina Faso.
In recent years, extremist organizations and terrorist organizations associated with the extremist organization Islamic State have frequently launched attacks in this area, causing a large number of casualties.
Niger held a second round of presidential elections on the 21st.
Mohamed Bazoum, the top two candidates of the Niger Party for Democracy and Socialism, and former Nepali President Mahaman Osman, ran for the presidency in the first round of voting.