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Cameroon: Double Boko Haram suicide attack kills six civilians

Cameroon: Double Boko Haram suicide attack kills six civilians

Cameroon

A source close to Cameroon’s security forces on Wednesday said a double suicide attack launched by Boko Haram insurgents, killed six civilians in the country’s restive Far North region.

Two of the attackers died.

The blasts happened in Kolofata, where nine people died in a double suicide bombing in early June.

Another security source confirmed the death toll, but no further details were immediately available.

Cameroon’s North has regularly been hit by the Nigeria-based Boko Haram jihadists.

The Far North region, which borders Nigeria, has seen a resurgence in attacks blamed on Boko Haram after months of relative calm, reports News24.

In mid-June two civilians were killed in an attack in Limani, which is near Kolofata and the Nigerian border. Earlier in the month a soldier was also killed in Kolofata, News24 further reports.

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