Welcome to Africanews

Please select your experience

Watch Live

News

news

Cameroon: 4 suicide bombers attack market killing at least 32 (Updated)

Cameroon: 4 suicide bombers attack market killing at least 32 (Updated)

Cameroon

Four suicide bombers have attacked the Bodo central market located in the Logone-et-Chari department of the Far North region of Cameroon killing at least 32 with 86 injured, officials say.

At least 32 people have been killed in what is reported to be a three suicide-attack with 86 reportedly injured.

Two suicide bombers struck the central market while the other two hit the entrance and exit points of the market.

According to a local official, the explosions were suicide attacks connecting them to the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

The country has been a target for Boko Haram insurgents in recent years killing scores of people in a series of attacks and injuring several others.

View more