Close up of Chadian soldier taking part in Operation Flintlock
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Chad: The soldiers getting ready to fight terror in Africa

Hundreds of soldiers from Chad and Niger are crossing the border into Nigeria to fight Boko Haram.

It is the first incursion deep into Nigeria and is part of a growing involvement of Nigeria's neighbours, who themselves have come under attack.

Thomas Fessy reports from Chad, where he followed American special forces and Nato allies training regional army units as part of "Operation Flintlock".

  • 09 Mar 2015
  • From the section Africa
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