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Cameroon kills 27 Boko Haram members in border clashes

Published by Tribune on Thu, 28 Aug 2014


CAMEROON'S army has killed 27 members of terrorist group, Boko Haram, near a northern town, state radio said on Wednesday.In a report quoted by Reuters, the Boko Haram fighters were reported to have crossed Nigeria's border into Cameroon earlier this week after attacking a military base and police station in Borno, North-East Nigeria.The attack was said to have apparently sent some 480 Nigerian troops retreating across the frontier.'Cameroon soldiers have killed 27 Boko Haram members during an attack in a locality near Fotokol in the far-north,'' state radio/CRTV said.It added that the death occurred on Monday and Tuesday, but there was no word on any Cameroonian casualty.A Cameroonian soldier in the region said the militants had been pushed back into Nigeria, with calm returning to the area on Wednesday.In recent weeks, Boko Haram, which was seeking to carve out a de facto Islamic state in northern Nigeria, stepped up attacks in Cameroon.It forced the central African country to increase deployments along its jungle border, but Cameroon had not always been successful in fending off Boko Haram raids.Last month, President Paul Biya, dismissed two senior army officers, following attacks in which not fewer than seven people were killed and the wife of the vice prime minister was kidnapped.
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