- At a recent summit, Presidents of Nigeria, Benin, Chad, Cameroon and Niger together vowed to fight against Boko Haram, the Islamic Terrorist Group responsible for the death of 2000 in the region .
- The combat strategy involves: coordinating surveillance efforts, intelligence sharing and joint operations to secure porous boundary in the region.
- Just before the summit, the group carried out another attack at a Chinese plant killing one Chinese worker and kidnapping 10 others.
- The terror group has been particularly active in France which along with Britain and US have promised help in terms of surveillance tools and expert advice.
- Read at: http://epaperbeta.timesofindia.com/Article.aspx?eid=31806&articlexml=Nigeria-and-its-neighbours-declare-war-on-Boko-18052014022035
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- Boko Haram