By RFIPalled on 14-08-2019Modified on 14-08-2019 at 14:18
In Chad, a female suicide bomber entered a compound and triggered her charge. Six people, including the author of the suicide bomber, were killed last night in the Lake Chad region.
The explosion took place in Kaïga-Kindjiria, a town in the northern part of Lake Chad. In the middle of the night, while some inhabitants were not yet asleep, a woman entered the yard of a building and operated his belt of explosives. Five people were killed on the spot, among them a soldier. There are also many wounded.
Risks on the occasion of the Tabaski
It has been several months since Lake Chad had experienced a suicide bomber attack, as the Islamist group Boko Haram changed its modus operandi. But in recent weeks, the security services have drawn attention to the risk of explosion on the occasion of the Tabaski.
Security level raised
The device has been reinforced in the hotspots and the level of security found on the northern part of Lake Chad that has recorded most attacks in recent months. " The guard was dropped the day after the party and they took advantage, " said a security source.
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