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207 militants killed by Chadian army in Nigeria

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 Feb 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Nigeria, February 25: At least 207 Boko Haram militants were killed by Chadian army in Nigeria on Tuesday, according to a Chadian army statement released on Tuesday night. The statement said many military equipments were recovered, including one tank equipped with a transceiver, two mortars, two pick-ups of Toyota and many ammunitions, adding 13 pick-ups were destroyed, Xinhua news agency reported. One Chadian soldier was killed and three others were injured in the fighting. The statement said, “After intense fighting for a few hours, our army completely destroyed the enemy.” Since their engagement against Boko Haram in mid-January 2015, Chadian troops have maged to take Nigerian cities Gambaru and Kikwa back from Boko Haram. (IANS)

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