200 vehicles with Niger & Chad soldiers arrive Nigeria For Fight Against Boko Haram

A resident in a Niger village says that 200 vehicles with soldiers
from Chad and Niger have been seen crossing the border into Nigeria to
fight Islamic extremists there.
Adam Boukarna, a
resident of Bosso which in Niger across Nigeria’s northeast border, said
Monday that vehicles have been crossing since Saturday. He said after
they all crossed into Nigeria loud detonations could be heard, signaling
fighting against Boko Haram members.
Nigeria’s neighbors are forming a multinational army to confront Boko Haram.
Niger’s government has not publicly confirmed this ground assault. The Chadian military spokesman also declined to comment.
Boko Haram’s Islamic uprising has killed about 12,000 people in the nearly 6-year-old Islamic uprising in northeastern Nigeria.

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