Boko Haram attacks Chad

Posted: February 15, 2015 in News

Nigeria’s islamist terrrist group Boko Haram on Friday carried out their firat known lethal attack in neighbouring country.

The fighters killed four civilians and a soldier in the predawn attack on the fishing village of Ngouboua on the shores of Lake Chad, according to residents and Chadian security sources.

The attack came hours after 21 people were killed in two separate attacks on Akida ‎and Mbuta villages near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, according to residents and a local community leader
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The violence in northeast Nigeria has caused more than 157,000 people to flee into Niger, Cameroon and Chad, Edwards said. Some 100,000 of those are in Niger, 40,000 in Cameroon and the remainder in Chad.

Nearly 1 million more people are believed to be internally displaced inside northeast Nigeria. (according to CNN news
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Gathered by Afolabi Lekan D.

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