Nine civilians died in Western Chad after a female suicide bomber detonated explosives in an area targeted in the past by the Boko Haram armed group, officials said on Monday. Chad is one of the countries struggling with attacks that have spilled over from Nigeria’s decades-long islamist violence. “A suicide bomber blew herself up yesterday…

A female suicide bomber killed six people after blowing herself up in western Chad early on Wednesday, a senior army officer said, in an attack attributed to Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants. The dead in the attack in Kaiga-Kindjiria district included a soldier, said the source, speaking on condition of anonymity. A local NGO confirmed the…

Seven Chadian soldiers were killed and 15 wounded overnight Sunday to Monday in the Lake Chad region during an attack by Nigerian jihadists in Boko Haram who lost 63 fighters, army spokesman Colonel Azem Bermandoa told AFP. “Terrorists attacked our forces at midnight in the town of Bouhama near Kaigakindjitia in the Lake Chad area,”…

A French Mirage 2000 patrol conducted strikes Sunday in northern Chad in support of the Chadian army to stop a column of 40 pick-ups from an armed group from Libya, Paris announced Monday. The column targeted was the Union of Resistance Forces (UFR), said its spokesman Youssouf Hamid, interviewed by AFP on the phone from…

Six people, including two soldiers, were killed on the night of Friday 28 to Saturday 29 September 2018 in an attack on the Chadian shores of Lake Chad by the Islamist group Boko Haram, which lost 17 jihadists killed by the army, it was reported on Saturday from security and military sources. “Two soldiers, three…

(Mahamat Ramdane) The town of Kouri Bougri, located in northern Chad 35 kilometres from the Libyan borders, was the target of a deadly attack on Sunday 12 August 2018. Rebels from Libya managed to take control of two forward positions of the Chadian army for a few hours, before retreating, killing at least three soldiers…