Chad: attack on prisoner convoy kills 10

At least 10 people were killed in Chad in an attack against a convoy carrying prisoners, security sources have said.

The attack happened while prison guards were transferring detainees from the capital, Ndjamena, to a maximum security detention facility in the north.

Two guards are among the dead.

The bodies were taken to a mortuary in Ndjamena. Security has been tightened in the area around the mortuary.

It is rare for a security convoy to be targeted by attackers in Chad.

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