West African force killed 42 Islamic State fighters in Lake Chad area

By REUTERS
June 23, 2019 11:09
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ABUJA - A military task force from West African countries killed 42 Islamic State fighters in the Lake Chad region on June 21, the force said in a statement.

The Multinational Joint Task Force - which comprises soldiers from Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon - said in a statement issued late on Saturday that it killed the insurgents while fighting on a Lake Chad island called Doron Naira.


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