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Thursday, 11 October 2018

Boko Haram's attack kills 15 soldiers


At least 15 soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram jihad attack at a military base near the border with Niger and the Chad region on Wednesday, the military said.

Seven Nigerian soldiers and eight Chadian soldiers were killed in the attacks

Eight Chadian soldiers died in a Boko Haram attack in the Chad region on Wednesday, killing 48 jihadists as the army withdrew, an AFP military spokesman said.

The Islamists and the army fought on Monday in Metele, a village in northeast Bornos, in a fierce battle, the military said in a statement released on Twitter. Seven soldiers died and 16 were injured "in action," the army said.

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