Note how Reuters puts quotation marks around the word “terrorists.” These dedicated Leftist “journalists” don’t want to be seen passing judgment upon al-Qaeda and the Islamic State.
“2 Police Officers Killed in North Benin Attack,” Reuters, June 26, 2022 (thanks to The Religion of Peace):
COTONOU, BENIN — Two police officers were killed and one wounded in an attack on a police station in northwest Benin on Sunday, police sources said, the latest in a string of deadly assaults in an area affected by a spillover of militant activity in neighboring Burkina Faso and Niger.
Suspected jihadists descended on the Dassari police station at around 2 a.m. and opened fire, killing two officers before they were pushed back, said one police officer who did not wish to be named.
“Our forces were able to resist. Unfortunately, there were two dead in our ranks,” the police officer told Reuters.
Two “terrorists” were also killed and several others wounded, he added….
It is around 250 km from a police station in the commune of Karimana, near the border with Niger, that was raided by armed assailants on April 26, leaving at least one dead and several wounded….
“The attack this early morning once again spread panic among the local population,” said a local official in Dassari, who did not wish to be named for safety reasons….
Groups linked to al Qaeda and Islamic State that spread to northern Benin from West Africa’s Sahel region have escalated attacks in recent weeks….