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President Deby of the Republic of Chad fires Military Chief after Boko Haram killed 23 soldiers

President Deby fires Military Chief after Boko Haram killed 23 soldiers

President Idriss Deby of Chad has fired his armed forces chief of staff following a Boko Haram attack that left 23 soldiers dead. .

Deby fired Brahim Seid Mahamat and his two deputies by presidential decree after six years in the post, Friday night, just hours after the attack.

The soldiers were killed after coming under attack from jihadists in the early hours of Friday morning in the deadliest attack on the Chadian military by Boko Haram.

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