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Boko Haram militants attack Cameroon

Militants suspected to be from Boko Haram, carried out a number of attacks in Cameroon, whilst abducting at least 20 people reports the BBC.

Militants seized a public bus and drove it towards the Nigerian border.

Elsewhere, the militants attacked a prison, injuring Cameroonian soldiers and killing a journalist.
Another set of militants, attacked a nearby town of Kolofata, looting food and livestock.

The attacks in Cameroon come after a series of assaults on the border towns of Bosso and Diffa in Niger.

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