Chadian troops killed 19 insurgents after Boko Haram attacked an army post on the fringes of Lake Chad, a Chadian security source said, adding a Chadian soldier was also killed in the shootout.
"Boko Haram attacked the post of Konguia at around five in the morning," the source said, speaking on condition of anonymity. "The army responded, killing 19 Boko Haram members. A soldier died and the attackers fled to Nigeria.
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