Boko Haram Islamists killed 10 people, including two soldiers, and torched several homes during a raid in northern Cameroon, security sources said Thursday.
Wednesday’s attack in the town of Blame, near the Nigerian border, led to the deaths “of two soldiers from BIR (an elite army unit) and eight civilians,” a security source said. A BIR officer also confirmed the toll. The Islamists also burnt several houses in the town, which lies near Lake Chad, before retreating to Nigeria, the security source said. Read more