(WSJ) Boko Haram militants from Nigeria attack Chad village in first assault on neighboring country

Nigerian militants attacked villagers and paramilitary forces in neighboring Chad on Friday, killing at least six people in a clash that appeared to be revenge for Chad sending combat troops to fight the Islamic insurgency.

The Boko Haram insurgents were said to have arrived in the early hours of Friday as part of a group of thousands of Nigerian refugees flocking to Ngouboua, a village located north of the capital, Ndjamena, according to military officials and civilians who spoke to The Wall Street Journal.

The gunmen killed six people””five civilians and a paramilitary officer. They also wounded three other officers while four members of Boko Haram were killed, according to these people.

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