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2 blasts in Chad kill 3, injure 14, officials say

Two suicide bombings in Ngouboua village near Lake Chad have killed at least three people and injured 14, Chad officials said Sunday.

The first explosion went off near a public water tap and the second near a mill, both public gathering spots in the village near Lake Chad toward the border with Nigeria, Chad police spokesman Paul Manga said.

"Among the dead were a girl and a boy. There were 14 injured, of which four are in serious condition and have been transported by helicopter to Ndjamena," the capital, Lake Chad local official Dimouya Souapebe said. According to witnesses, the two suicide bombers were women, he said.

State television reported that two...