200 Boko Haram fighters, nine Chadian soldiers killed in clashes
04 February 2015, 13:35
N'Djamena - Clashes between Chadian troops and Boko Haram fighters during a raid in neighbouring Nigeria have killed 200 Islamists and nine soldiers, Chad's military said Wednesday.
"We regret nine dead and 21 wounded. On the enemy side: more than 200 deaths...," a statement said in reference to clashes on Tuesday, adding that the toll could rise since clean-up operations in the Nigerian town of Gamboru were continuing.
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