Boko Haram Islamists group taking 80 hostages in Cameroon
It is one of the most serious attacks by Boko Haram in northern Cameroon have been: The fighters of the terrorist militia attacked two villages, killed people and took more than 60 hostages. There will be many of them women and children.
Johannesburg – They burned houses and killed people: In northern Cameroon fighters in the Islamist group Boko Haram are penetrated in two villages. The Islamists kidnapped more than 60 people in their raid in the area of Tourou.
In the hostages if they were mostly women and children, said a police official news agency AFP. The Army Cameroon ‘ve launched a counter-offensive.
It was one of the most serious attacks by Boko Haram in northern Cameroon. For months, the Islamists coming back across the border and committing acts of violence.
Just this weekend thousands of troops had arrived in Chad with dozens of tanks in Cameroon to support the neighboring country in the fight against Boko Haram.
Boko Haram has been fighting for about six years for the establishment of an Islamic ‘ theocracy’ in the predominantly Muslim north of Nigeria on the border with Chad, Cameroon and Niger.
estimates are in attacks and attacks since 2009, more than 15,000 been killed. According to UN figures, about a million Nigerians have since fled to other parts of the country or neighboring countries.
Only on Thursday it was revealed that Boko Haram fighters had killed hundreds of people in an attack on the region around the Nigerian Baga. In early January, the terrorist militia had launched a major offensive there.