Chad Troops Leave Nigeria After Boko Haram Mission

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Chad’s months-long mission fighting Boko Haram in Nigeria has ended and its 1,200-strong force has been withdrawn, an army spokesman told AFP on Saturday.

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“It’s our troops who went to aid Nigerian soldiers months ago returning home. They have finished their mission,” spokesman Colonel Azem Bermandoa told AFP.

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“None of our soldiers remains in Nigeria,” he added, without specifying whether they might be replaced following Friday’s pullout.

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