The Nigeria-based militant group launched an overnight attack Friday, for the first time in Chad, where a village sheltering thousands of refugees from Nigeria was attacked by militants. Several were killed before Chad’s military fought them out.
Boko Haram has expanded cross-border violence with recent attacks in Niger and Cameroon. This latest attack was its first in Chad.
Political/ policy analyst and African affairs scholar Nii Akuetteh spoke about this volatile situation that is spreading.