Chad executes 10 Boko Haram members by firing squad: sources

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Posted: Aug 29, 2015 10:47 AM

N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad has executed 10 members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram by firing squad, a day after they were sentenced on terrorism charges, security sources said on Saturday.

"They were shot this morning at the Massaguet firing range," said one of the sources, referring to a city about 60 km (40 miles) northeast of the capital N'Djamena.

(Reporting by Madjiasra Nako; Writing by Emma Farge)