Chadian forces have killed 120 militants from Boko Haram in a battle in the north of neighboring Cameroon
that began when the insurgents attacked its troops, the army
said in a statement on Saturday, adding that three of its soldiers were killed.
Boko Haram has recently launched cross-border attacks from Nigeria
as part of its drive for an Islamist state in the northeast of Nigeria
have stepped up troop deployments to fight the militants.