DAKAR, Senegal—A triple suicide bombing at a market place on an island in Lake Chad has killed at least 27 individuals and injured ninety others, a Chad safety formal said.
Paul Manka, a Chad law enforcement spokesman, mentioned three ladies carried out Saturday’s attack on Koulfoua Island.
Gen. Banyaman Cossingar, Chad gendarmerie director basic, verified the attack, declaring Nigerian Islamic extremist team Boko Haram is suspected.
The Lake Chad location, which straddles the borders of Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Nigeria, has been frequently specific by the extremists. Chad’s authorities has currently imposed a point out of emergency in the location.
Boko Haram, the Nigerian Islamic extremist team whose six-year uprising has killed some twenty,000 people, stepped up attacks this 12 months in neighboring Chad, Niger and Cameroon soon after these countries agreed to assist struggle the insurgents.