Neighbouring country Chad has revealed killing over 200 Boko Haram members near Gambaru, a Nigerian town close to the Chad/Cameroon border. This report came in the early hours of today, Wednesday 25th February.
According to the reports, a Chadian soldier was killed and another nine were wounded.
Chad’s military also claimed to have seized large quantities of small arms and two pick-up trucks on Tuesday.
Earlier, neighboring countries including Chad, Niger and Cameroon agreed to form a joint force to lead help Nigeria launch a military campaign against Boko Haram.