Chad Extends State of Emergency in 3 Provinces by 4 Months


N'DJAMENA - Chad's parliament voted on Tuesday to extend a state of emergency by four months in three provinces where fighting between rival ethnic groups have surged in recent weeks.


The state of emergency is in place in the western Tibesti region bordering Niger and the eastern Sila and Ouaddai regions bordering Sudan. It was first declared by Chad's Council of Ministers on Aug. 19.


At least 50 people were killed in clashes between semi-nomadic...