Friday, October 23, 2015 12:42 pm
Cameroon soldiers fought Boko Haram militants who raided a village in the Far North region, local officials said on Friday, a day after a similar attack in the area and an attempted suicide bombing in Chad.
“Since yesterday, Boko Haram members raided the Kerawa village…They slit the throats of between three and seven people yesterday and killed others,” said one local official, who asked not to be identified, adding that there was not yet an official statement.
On Thursday, Boko Haram killed eight villagers in the village of Doulo, in Cameroon’s Far North region were killed.
“Wednesday’s attacks killed eight and wounded nine,” said Babila Akaou, prefect for the Mayo-Sava district, referring to the overnight assault in the village of Doulo.
“For security forces and Boko Haram militants, we do not yet have a death toll.”