About 30 killed in Boko Haram attack in Cameroon's remote north

by Reuters
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 15:41 GMT

YAOUNDE, June 12 (Reuters) - About 30 people were killed, including 16 Cameroonian soldiers, in an attack carried out by Islamist group Boko Haram on a small island on Lake Chad in Cameroon's remote far north on Sunday, local mayor Ali Ramat told Reuters.

The death toll in the district of Darak, confirmed by a military source, is one of the worst atrocities carried out by Boko Haram in Cameroon in years.

(Reporting By Josiane Kouagheu; Writing by Edward McAllister; Editing by Alison Williams)

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