“Boko Haram launches first attack against Chad,” Associated Press, February 13, 2015:
MOUNDOU, Chad — Suspected Boko Haram militants attacked a village on the shore of Lake Chad early Friday, marking the first such violence against the neighbor contributing the most military might to the regional fight against the Nigeria-based terror group.
The assault took place in the village of Ngouboua, according to army Col. Azem Bermandoa. It was not immediately known how many civilians were killed during the attack, he said.
“The assailants have scattered and the army is now pursuing them,” Bermandoa told the Associated Press by telephone.
Boko Haram has expanded its attacks against neighboring countries over the past week following threats to punish any nations contributing to the fight against the terror group….