Boko Haram
Boko Haram

Three suspected members of Nigerian Islamic sect Boko Haram were killed after launching attack on a military camp Tuesday morning in Cameroon’s Far North Region neighboring Nigeria.

Boko Haram
Boko Haram
The fighters entered Cameroonian territory around 3 a.m. local time and headed to Cameroonian elite troops Rapid Intervention Battalion barracks based in Boko town, according to a military source who required anonymity.

“The attackers thought the soldiers in the camp fell asleep and they wanted to launch the attack by surprise. They didn’t expect the reaction from the soldiers were fast. We recovered three bodies from the attackers. We don’t know the exact number of the attackers, because some fled after the attack,” said the source.

This is also the first time in several months that suspected Boko Haram members attacked the position of defense and security forces of Cameroon.

With the support of Chadian forces deployed in Cameroon since mid-January, Cameroonian army has managed to contain the attack from Boko Haram. Enditem

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