Twin Bomb Attacks Strike in Niger

Officials in Niger say a military base and a French-owned uranium mine were hit by separate bomb attacks early Thursday, wounding an unknown number of people.

Paris-based Areva says 13 of its employees were wounded in the attack in Arlit, a mainly industrial town in the north-central part of the country. Witnesses say the attack was carried out by a suicide bomber who blew up his vehicle outside the facility.

Around the same time, Niger security officials say a car bomb attack occurred …