4 Chadian soldiers, 33 Islamists killed in Boko Haram clash in Chad island

It was reported that a clash between Chad’s army and Boko Haram on a Lake Chad island has killed four soldiers and 33 Islamists, a military spokesman said Friday.

“Boko Haram elements on Wednesday attacked our forces in Choua,” military spokesman Colonel Azem Bermandoa Agouna told newsmen, referring to a Lake Chad island in Chadian territory.

“The Chadian army violently repelled the attack. We killed 33 Boko Haram members and recovered several light arms and anti-tank grenades. We regret the loss of four soldiers and also recorded four wounded,” the Chadian military spokesman said.

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