Turkey on Wednesday condemned Monday’s “heinous” terror attacks in Nigeria and Chad, which claimed lives of many soldiers and left several others injured.

In a statement, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said the country is “saddened” by the deadly terrorist attacks that took place in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno state, as well as targeted the Chadian military forces around the Lake Chad basin. 

The ministry wished Allah’s mercy upon those who lost their lives and speedy recovery to the wounded.

It also offered condolences to the peoples and governments of Nigeria and Chad.

Early Wednesday, Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno said

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