Politics › security

Cameroon : Dozens killed after Boko Haram attack in Far North region

BIR, Cameroon army's elite force fighting Boko Haram (c)All rights reserved

Over a dozen of persons have been killed in fresh attacks from suspected Boko Haram terrorist fighters in the Far North region of Cameroon, sources have said.

Sources said the attackers carried out two incursions killing eight persons, including five soldiers and three civilians.

The first attack targeted a military base of the Multinational Joint Task Force in the locality of Darak leaving six persons dead ; five soldiers and a civilian. However, the army hit back on the assailants killing over twenty of them, a security source said.

The second attack was carried out in Kolofata leaving at least two civilians dead.


Tips
Published on 28.04.2020

How to observe the holy month of Ramadan

Ramadan commemorates the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief. This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars…

More
Subscribe

Subscribe to Journal du Cameroun newsletter and receive all news stories free of charge

Back top