Chad Deploys Troops To Niger to Counter-attack Boko Haram Insurgents

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Thursday 9, June 2016, Chad has deployed troops to the neighbouring Niger to help eliminate Boko Haram insurgents.

Chad on Tuesday sent 2,000 troops to help prepare a counter-attack the insurgents in Niger’s town of Bosso.

The deployed troop’s main goal is to flush of the insurgent group in Eastern Niger after they took over the town a deadly clash over the weekend.

The troops’ agenda is to flush out the insurgent group in Eastern Niger after they took over the town in a deadly clash over the weekend.

According to Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou, the troops are determined to avenge the deaths of their fellow soldiers and ensure victory against the insurgents wreaking havoc in the region.

About 30 Niger soldiers perished from the clashes including two Nigerian soldiers.

Boko Haram which pledged allegiance to Middle East-base Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/Daesh) seeks to establish an Islamic state adhering to strict Sharia law.

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