Boko Haram attack in Chad kills nine troops, 40 jihadists: sources

2017-05-06 20:01
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N'Djamena - Nine Chadian soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram attack on an army post in the Lake Chad region on Friday, local and security sources told AFP.

At least 40 Boko Haram jihadists were also killed as the army responded to the attack on the Kaiga post, sources said on condition of anonymity. A military official confirmed the attack without giving a toll.

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