Chadian Forces Bomb Boko Haram in Nigeria

Chadian Forces Bomb Boko Haram in Nigeria

A group of two Chadian helicopters bombed a Boko Haram outpost in northwest Nigeria on Sunday, killing dozens of militants, according to a military official from the Niger army. Chadian and Nigerien forces launched a joint operation, with Cameroon and Nigeria, on March 2 to rid the Borno state of Boko Haram insurgents who have […]

Boko Haram Militants Pushed Back as Chad, Niger Forces Take Control

Boko Haram Militants Pushed Back as Chad, Niger Forces Take Control

In a joint military attack, Chadian and Nigerien forces have recaptured Damasak, a Nigerian town in the northeastern region of the country, from Boko Haram militants who have been wreaking havoc in the area. The Islamist group has held Damasak, near the border with Niger, since November. This is just one day after Chad and […]

Chad and Niger Forces Launch Attacks Against Boko Haram

Chad and Niger Forces Launch Attacks Against Boko Haram

Military forces from Chad and Niger have commenced a joint operation against Boko Haram in Nigeria today. This military move shows the increasing intensity in fighting the Islamic extremist group that has been terrorizing the area. This comes just two days after dozens were killed in by a terrorist attack in Maiduguri, Nigeria. According to military officials, […]