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Nigeria's Boko Haram militants attack Chad for first time

Nigerian Boko Haram militants have carried out an attack on Chad overnight, the first such assault on Chadian soil, officials say.

Fighters crossed Lake Chad in four motorboats and attacked a village, an army spokesman told the BBC.

The BBC's West Africa correspondent Thomas Fessy reports from Dakar, Senegal.

  • 13 Feb 2015
  • From the section Africa
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