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Chad shuts border with Libya, deploys troops amid security concerns

Chad shuts border with Libya, deploys troops amid security concerns N'DJAMENA, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Chad, a key ally of the West in the fight against Islamist militants in West Africa, said on Thursday it has closed its long border with Libya and will deploy troops to the area in an effort to prevent the influx of militant fighters fleeing conflict in its war-torn northern neighbour.
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Added January 05, 2017
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