Boko Haram attacks Chadian village overnight

February 13, 2015 9:11 AM

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N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Boko Haram fighters attacked a Chadian village overnight, killing several people in the first known lethal attack by the Nigerian militant group in the country, residents and a security source said on Friday.

"They came on board three canoes and succeeded in killing about ten people before being pushed back by the army," said a resident of the village of Ngouboua on the shores of Lake Chad.

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