Xinhua reported that the attack on the Chadian army position in Tchoukoutalia, Lac province, was confirmed by army spokesperson, Azem Bermandoa Agouna.
Agouna however said a counter-offensive is underway. Lac province is said to have repeatedly been the target of attacks by Boko Haram.
A source who spoke on condition of anonymity said;
“Six people died, including a soldier in the attack in Kaiga-Kindjiria district.”
Kaiga-Kindjiria lies in Lac province which abuts the vast Lake Chad, a region shared by Chad, Cameroon, Niger, and Nigeria