18 killed in Boko Haram attack in Chad: military source

Eighteen people were killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad region, a Chadian military source said Sunday.

"Boko Haram elements attacked a village south of Daboua," not far from the border with Niger, at around 21:00 on Thursday and "cut the throats of 18 people, wounded two others and kidnapped 10 women," the source said.

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