Suspected Boko Haram massacre in Cameroon town
Reports from Cameroon say Boko Haram insurgents from Nigeria have killed scores of residents in the border town of Fotokol. Chad says its troops had pursued jihadists into Nigeria’s town of Gamboru, killing 200.
Fotokol residents said as many as 100 people had been killed in a local mosque and homes early on Wednesday when Boko Haram fighters entered the town from Gambaru via a border bridge.
Many of the dead in Fotokol were found with their throats slit, said Cameroon’s L’Oeil du Sahel newspaper.
Cameroon’s Information Minister Issa Tchiroma declined to comment on the reported massacre, while defense spokesman Didier Badjeck said the death toll was not known.
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Source News: DW