Thousands of Chadian soldiers head to fight Boko Haram
As part of a regional coalition against the Islamist extremists, Chad has sent troops and equipment to neighboring Cameroon. Chadians took to the streets in support of their country’s mission.
Tens of thousands of people joined a march in the Chadian capital of N’Djamena on Saturday in support of the country’s troops leaving for Nigeria and Cameroon to fight Islamist group Boko Haram. Demonstrators waved the national flag and chanted, in both French and Arabic: “Kick the forces of evil out of territory!”
The thousands of Chadian troops received a warm welcome as they crossed the border into Cameroon’s Far North region, which has suffered constant attacks by the Islamists.
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Source News: DW