Chad tries to rush gunships back home from Tbilissi to counter rebel advance

Two Mi-24 helicopter gunships belonging to the Chadian army have been overhauled in the Tbilaviamsheni factory in Tbilisi.
Two Mi-24 helicopter gunships belonging to the Chadian army have been overhauled in the Tbilaviamsheni factory in Tbilisi. © Africa Intelligence
As armed insurgents, mobilised since this month's presidential poll, threaten to capture Tebesti in northern Chad, the government is desperate to get back helicopters that have been overhauled in eastern Europe. [...] (501 words)
Issue dated 20/04/2021 Reading time 3 minutes
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