Suspected Boko Haram militants kill at least 11 in Cameroon

Reuters News
Posted: Aug 25, 2017 10:48 AM

DOUALA, Cameroon (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 11 people and kidnapped eight others in an overnight raid on a village in northern Cameroon, officials said on Friday.

The attackers burned down around 30 houses in Gakara village, near the Nigerian border, a district official and an army colonel said.

(Reporting by Josiane Kouagheu; Writing by Nellie Peyton; Editing by Tim Cocks and Andrew Heavens)