9 Chadian soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush

N'Djamena - Nine Chadian soldiers have been killed and 16 wounded after being ambushed by Boko Haram fighters in northeastern Nigeria, the Chadian army said on Thursday.

A military spokesperson said the attack on Wednesday took place about 10km from the town of Malam Fatori, which Niger said had been retaken by regional forces from the Islamist militants earlier this week.
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