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Deadliest attack ever: Boko Haram kills 92 Chadian soldiers - Deby

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<p>Boko Haram extremists have killed at least 92 Chadian soldiers in the deadliest attack on the nation’s forces, Chad’s president said.</p> <p>The attack took place overnight Sunday into Monday in the village of Boma in the Lac province near the border with Nigeria and Niger.</p> <p>President Idriss Deby gave the toll on state television late Tuesday after visiting the site. “Never in our history have we lost so many men at one time,” he said.</p> <p>Boko Haram extremists have killed tens of thousands and forced millions from their homes during their more than decade-long insurgency. They have carried out numerous attacks in the Lake Chad region where Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria and Niger come together.</p> <p>The Islamic extremist group also killed 50 Nigerian soldiers on Monday in a separate attack in Yobe state in Nigeria’s north.</p>

Never in our history have we lost so many men at one time.

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