Three suicide bombings in a market and Chad kills 27

Three suicide bombers carried out coordinated attacks Saturday at a village market in Chad, killing 27 people and wounding about 80 others, security sources said.A Chad police spokesman said three female suicide bombers carried out Saturday’s attack.

The bombers struck three different parts of the busy weekly market in Loulou Fou, which is on an island in Lake Chad near the border with Nigeria.

With the support of neighboring countries Chad, Cameroon and Niger, theNigerian government has regained almost all of the areas Boko Haram once considered strongholds. In June, Nigeria’s military headquarters moved from the capital city Abuja to Maiduguri, the epicenter of Boko Haram attacks in the northeastern region.

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