Suicide bomber kills nine civilians in western Chad Jan 21, 2020 0 427 12345 N’Djamena: Nine civilians died in western Chad after a female suicide bomber detonated her explosives in an area targeted in the past by jihadist group Boko Haram, the army and officials said on Monday.Chad is one of the countries struggling with the jihadist violence that has spilled over from Nigeria’s decades-long Islamist insurgency. The attack took place overnight on Sunday in the village of Kaiga Kindjiria.“A suicide bomber blew herself up yesterday in Kaiga Kindjiria, killing nine people, two women and seven men,” an army source said. The toll was confirmed by Chadian army spokesman Colonel Azem Bermandoa. “It is Boko Haram, There is no doubt,” the spokesman said.The suicide attack came as French Minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly visited the Chad capital N’Djamena, where she met her Chadian counterpart on Monday morning. (AFP) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Public uproar in protest-hit Lebanon over FM’s Davos invite Jan 21, 2020 0 67 Three Iraqi protesters killed as anger boils over govt ‘procrastination’ Jan 21, 2020 0 69 At least ten killed as seating area collapses at Ethiopian festival Jan 21, 2020 0 1057 Militants attack key aid facility in northeast Nigeria Kano: Heavily armed jihadists have carried out an “extremely violent” attack on a vital aid facility housing United Nations workers in northeast Nigeria, the UN said on Monday. No aid workers were harmed in the assault, .. EU ministers mull relaunch of naval mission to protect Libya peace DPA Brussels EU foreign ministers discussed the bloc’s role in implementing a peace process for Libya on Monday, including the possible relaunch of a naval mission that was suspended last year amid a fierce migration .. Iran’s FM Zarif suggests abandoning nuclear deal DPA Tehran Iranian officials presented mixed messages on the future of the 2015 deal to constrain its nuclear programmes, with the country’s foreign minister suggesting Tehran might pull out, while a spokesperson for ..