More attacks have taken place in Chad and Nigeria. Combined have over 100 soldiers have lost their lives.

The militant group Boko Haram have killed over 100 soldiers in two separate attacks in Nigeria and Chad.

this was stated by The officials according to the news agency dpa on Tuesday.

92 soldiers were killed in Chad in a seven-hour-long ambush, while a larger number of soldiers in Nigeria were killed.

Chad’s president, Idriss Deby, on Tuesday visited the site to confirm the deaths. He said that it was the first time that so many troops had been lost.

Boko Haram began its militant insurgency in Nigeria in 2009 and has since penetrated into Nigeria’s neighbouring country.

The recent Boko Haram intensified its attacks around the lake Lac Chad, where it takes advantage of the terrain, writes the news agency AFP.

Another attack in the area in Borno, located in the northeast of Nigeria, have taken place. It informs three unnamed military sources, writes the news agency Reuters.

Here have at least 70 soldiers lost their lives in an ambush, among other things, rocket-propelled grenades.

the Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari, however, have not confirmed a death toll. But he expresses “deep sorrow” over the soldiers ‘ death.

Likewise, it is also not clear who was behind the attack in Borno. Militants from both Boko Haram and the Islamic State in west africa is active in the region.

Boko Haram poses a constant threat to communities in the north-eastern part of Nigeria and have also launched offensives in neighbouring countries of Chad, Niger and Cameroon, writes dpa.

In recent months the group has stepped up its attacks on both christians, such as the police, military and aid workers.

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