Ten civilians killed in Boko Haram attack in Chad: army officer

Chadian soldiers
Chadian soldiers
AUDU MARTE / AFP

Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 10 civilians and kidnapped seven others in an attack on a village in the restive Lake Chad region on Friday, an army officer and local official said.

"At around 3 am, Boko Haram fighters attacked the Tenana village killing two women and eight men," the officer told AFP on condition of anonymity.

An official from the western Lake Chad region, which has been battered by attacks from jihadists crossing from neighbouring Nigeria, confirmed the report.

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