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ICC Note: Boko Haram has attacked and killed 18 people in Southern Chad. They are also known to have abducted 9 women. Thankfully, one of these women has escaped alive.

07/24/2018 Chad (Daily Post) – Boko Haram fighters have killed 18 farmers and kidnapped nine women in western Chad.

Governor Mahamat Saleh told Reuters that the attackers came into the village of Mayerom in Lake Chad region and slit the farmers’ throats.

He said the fighters took nine women, but one had since escaped.

“The farmers went beyond the area marked by security services while searching for new land to farm.

“This is why they were attacked,” he added.

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