Boko Haram Attacks In Cameroon Kill Six People

Written by Ann Brown

From Yahoo!

Six people, including four civilians, were killed in the far north of Cameroon following two incursions by Boko Haram militants, sources told AFP.

“Boko Haram appeared yesterday (Thursday) around 1900 (1800 GMT) at Assighassia,” a police officer in the region said on condition of anonymity. “There followed an engagement between them and our soldiers. Two assailants were killed and one soldier was injured.”

Around two hours later, more Boko Haram militants attacked the village of Ganse, also in the far north of Cameroon, killing four.

“They shot three people and slit the throat of another,” a local leader said.


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