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Sources: Chad sentences 10 Boko Haram members to death

Chad’s capital N’Djamena was hit by a series of suicide bombings in June and July that killed over 40 people.

FILE: A photo shows a campaign signboad displayed by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to show its readiness to defeat Boko Haram Islamists on assumption office at Ogijo, Ogun State in southwest Nigeria, on 3 July, 2015. Picture: AFP.

N'DJAMENA - Chad has sentenced 10 members of Nigeria-based Islamist militant group Boko Haram to death on terrorism charges, judicial sources said on Friday.

"They are all sentenced to death," said one of the sources.

Chad's capital N'Djamena, less than 100 kilometres from the Nigerian border, was hit by a series of suicide bombings in June and July that killed more than 40 people.

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