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Chadian Self-Defense Groups on Alert for Boko Haram

Chad remains on alert for Boko Haram attacks four months after a state of emergency was declared around Lake Chad.  Local self-defense groups in the village of Baga Sola near Lake Chad are working alongside security forces. Buyers and sellers converge at the weekly Saturday market in Baga-Sola. Handheld metal detectors beep amid the usual chatter.   Members of the local self-defense committee check everyone and everything coming into the market, even baskets of...

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