The victims were herders who were forced by the militants to herd over 100 head of cattle taken from locals to the group’s camps in neighbouring Nigeria, the sources told Xinhua.

wpid-Unknown-Gunmen-Kidnap-Adamawa-Lawmaker-Usman.jpgSince the Cameroonian army was not alerted in time, the militants succeeded “with least resistance”, military sources said.

Facing a heavy offensive from the Nigerian army, Boko Haram has been carrying out sporadic attacks in Cameroon, especially in Far North, to force local people to give them food.

Since July this year, hundreds of civilians and security officers have been killed by Boko Haram gunmen and suicide bombers in Cameroon. Enditem

Source: Xinhua


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