Chad’s parliament voted 150 to 0 earlier this week to deploy an undisclosed number Chadian security forces to assist Cameroonian and Nigerian soldiers battling Boko Haram. The US and Russia have also pledged military assistance to Cameroon this week.
Boko Haram has continued its murderous rampage against civilians and security personnel. While concentrated in northeastern Nigeria, the group’s recent attacks have also targeted Cameroon and its security apparatus.
The army claimed to have killed 143 Boko Haram fighters among a group of “several hundred” yesterday who had attacked the Kolofata base near the Nigerian border. The military also reported that one of its officers was killed and four soldiers were wounded in the battle. Communications Minister Bakary said it was the largest loss […]
Police intercepted a female suicide bomber earlier this week before she could blow herself up in Dimako, in the eastern department of Haut-Nyong. In a video posted online on Jan. 5, Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau threatened Cameroon and President Paul Biya.
Hundreds said killed by Boko Haram in attacks in northeastern Nigeria
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The Cameroonian Air Force launched two airstrikes today against Boko Haram fighters who had taken over a military camp in Assighasia, killing several fighters and sending the rest fleeing. The Cameroonian operation against the Boko Haram fighters is still underway. On Dec. 26, the military reportedly killed 100 Boko Haram fighters and arrested 200 more […]
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