11 Chadian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack: army
N'Djamena (AFP) - Boko Haram Islamists attacked Chadian soldiers on Tuesday, killing 11 and wounding 13, the Chadian army said, in the latest deadly raid by the militants despite a regional offensive against them.
"The enemy infiltrated (Chad) from the Nigerian side (of the border) to attack positions of the Chadian forces," Chad's army chief said in a statement read by his deputy spokesman, lieutenant-colonel Adjani Djibrine.
"The army deplores the 11 deaths and 13 wounded," it said.
The army also said 17 Boko Haram fighters died in the fighting following the pre-dawn strike. Click here to read the full report.