Boko Haram attacked Chad defense forces in what has been termed as the deadliest attack ever on its forces by their president Idriss Deby. The attack came in the marshy side of lake Chad which borders Niger, Nigeria and Cameroon.  The attack killed non – commissioned and commissioned officers.

The attack is said to have lasted for 7 hours. Boko Haram is said to have stolen weapons and destroyed armored vehicles and other weapons during the attack.

Earlier on Tuesday the Nigerian army reported that nearly 50 soldiers had been killed by Boko Haram in an ambush. The attack happened on the north eastern side near the Chad border.

The attackers used rocket propelled grenades and other heavy weaponry to inflict damages to the forces.

Boko Haram has increased attacks in the region which has left over 36000 people dead since 2015.Forces surrounding them has been a joined war in a bid to squash the group which has left devastating effects on the nations