Chadian army’s fight against Boko Haram suffers setback

Chadian army’s fight against Boko Haram suffers setback

- Chadian troops are part of a Multinational Joint Task Force battling Boko Haram terrorists in Northeastern Nigeria and surrounding border communities

- Nine Chadian soldiers die following an attack by Boko Haram on an army post

Chadian troops fighting Boko Haram have suffered huge setback after heavy winds destroyed aircrafts used in combating the insurgents.

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Chadian army has been battling Boko Haram insurgents who have become a threat to some countries in the West African region.

Chadian troops are part of a Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) which is also made up of soldiers from Niger Republic, Cameroon and Benin battling Boko Haram terrorists in North Eastern Nigeria and surrounding border communities.

See photos of the Chadian aircrafts destroyed by wind below:

MNJTF's fight against Boko Haram suffers massive setback

Wreckage of a Chadian helicopter destroyed by wind, photo credit: Twitter, Matthew T. Page

MNJTF's fight against Boko Haram suffers massive setback

Photo of Chadian aircrafts destroyed by wind, photo credit: Twitter, Matthew T. Page

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MNJTF's fight against Boko Haram suffers massive setback

A Chadian jet destroyed by wind, photo credit: Twitter, Matthew T. Page

MNJTF's fight against Boko Haram suffers massive setback

Photo of Chadian jets destroyed by wind, photo credit: Twitter, Matthew T. Page

Meanwhile, an attack by Boko Haram on an army post in the Lake Chad region has left nine Chadian soldiers dead.

Dozens of Boko Haram members were also killed as the army responded to the attack on the Kaiga Post on May, 5, 2017.

In the video below, the Nigerian Air Force gives an update on operations against Boko Haram in 2017.

Source: Naij.com

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