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    Mine Planted by Boko Haram Kills 4 Servicemen in Chad

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    A mine planted by Boko Haram terrorist group exploded under a Chadian military vehicle.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A mine planted by Boko Haram terrorist group exploded under a Chadian military vehicle and killed four servicemen on board, media reported on Saturday, citing a source in the country's security service.

    "An army car hit a mine planted by Boko Haram at Kaiga Kindji, near the border of Chad and Niger. There were four dead and a dozen wounded," the source told the Vanguard media outlet.

    According to the media, the bombing was the last in a series of attacks on Chadian soldiers perpetrated by Boko Haram group.

    Boko Haram is an insurgent group active in Chad, Nigeria, Niger and Cameroon which pledged allegiance to the Islamic State jihadist group (outlawed in Russia) in 2015.

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