Cameroon execute about 40 Boko Haram fighters

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Cameroon’s army killed 40 member of Islamist terror group Boko Haram who infiltrated from Nigeria into the country’s Far North Region, military officials said Tuesday.wpid-Cameroon20Kills202720Boko20Haram20Insurgents.jpg

The insurgents launched a mortar attack on Cameroonian soldiers in the town of Fotokol, according to an army spokesman. Boko Haram withdrew into Nigeria after heavy clashes.

President Paul Biya in May declared war on Boko Haram, which means “Western education is sinful,” in response to cross-border attacks.

Biya deployed soldiers and special units to the Far North Region to stop Boko Haram from infiltrating from neighbouring Nigeria.

The insurgents are reportedly recruiting child soldiers in Cameroon.

 

 

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