Chad: 1,000 Boko Haram Fighters Killed in Raid, Chad Army Reports

[VOA] Chadian army officials report military forces have killed about 1,000 Boko Haram extremists in an operation on the islands of Lake Chad.In a video statement released late Thursday, Army spokesman Colonel Azem Bermandoa said the eight-day...

Chad: 1,000 Boko Haram Fighters Killed in Raid, Chad Army Reports
[VOA] Chadian army officials report military forces have killed about 1,000 Boko Haram extremists in an operation on the islands of Lake Chad.In a video statement released late Thursday, Army spokesman Colonel Azem Bermandoa said the eight-day operation cleared the extremists from the islands in a vast area between Chad, Nigeria, Niger and Cameroon.He said 52 Chadian army soldiers also were killed and nearly 200 others wounded during the operation.The move follows a Boko Haram attack last month on a Bohoma army