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Six killed in Cameroon suicide attack

A double suicide attack killed six civilians on Wednesday in Cameroon’s restive Far North, which is regularly hit by Nigeria-based Boko Haram jihadists, security sources said. The deadly blasts happened in Kolofata, where nine people died in a double suicide bombing in early June. “There were eight killed, six civilians …

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11 female police officers reportedly missing after Boko Haram members ambush Police Convoy

At least one female police officer has been killed while others have been declared missing, after some Boko Haram members ambushed their convoy traveling for a Funeral at Lassa village, which is 10 km away from Maiduguri, the state capital. The female police officers were on their way to attend the …

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Two killed in suicide bombing in Cameroon’s Far North

Two civilians have been killed in a suicide attack in Cameroon’s restive Far North, an area regularly targeted by Boko Haram jihadists, local sources said early Friday. The incident, which took place on Thursday evening, saw a female bomber entering Limani on the border with Nigeria and blowing herself up …

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Cameroonian soldiers block highway, call for wages to be paid

No fewer than fifty armed Cameroonian soldiers demanding unpaid salaries briefly blocked off a major highway in the north of Cameroon on Sunday morning, an army source and the government said. The soldiers, who were at the end of a tour near the border with Chad in Cameroon’s Far North …

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Twin suicide bombings kill four in Cameroon

Officials say a double suicide bombing killed four people and wounded 20 others on Friday at a camp housing civilians displaced by Boko Haram militants in northern Cameroon. A local government official put the death toll at six and said more than 30 people were wounded, 10 seriously, in the …

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Nigeria: Boko Haram remains defeated – Major General

Nigerian Army’s anti-Boko Haram operation commander Major General Lucky Irabor has reiterated that the Islamist militant group Boko Haram has been defeated and does not have the capacity to attack. The outgoing commander gave the assurance in reaction to a statement made by Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima over the …

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