Female suicide bombers kill three in Cameroon

Female suicide bombers kill three in Cameroon

Three people died in a fresh attack on a mosque by two women suicide bombers today in northern Cameroon, a region repeatedly targeted by Boko Haram Islamists, residents and security sources said.

“A (woman) kamikaze blew herself up near a mosque in Fotokol. A second one was neutralised and killed. It was obvious the two suicide bombers were targeting the mosque,” a local source told AFP.

“Three civilians also died,” added a security source who asked not to be named.

The attack was similar to others in the remote region bordering Lake Chad claimed by Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram, and occurred 24 hours after two suicide bombers left two dead and 14 injured across the border in Chadian town Ngouboua yesterday. Read more

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