Over 50 killed in renewed Boko Haram terror

Boko-HaramFrom AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, Nigeria
MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – SIX children, including a suicide bomber, are among over 50 people killed during the Boko Haram violence in Cameroon and Nigeria over the past fortnight.
The minors were killed in the northern Zamga, Cameroon after the young suicide bomber blew herself up.
The Council of Foreign Relations has documented more incidents of deadly violence including the killing of 11 other Cameroonians by the sect.
In Nigeria, six other people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself and killed five civilians at a mosque in Bama, Borno State.
Two suicide bombers killed themselves and one civilian task force member in Maiduguri, also Borno, where Boko Haram killed four civilians with an
improvised bomb.
Nigerian soldiers in reaction killed 20 terrorists.
The troops killed two other Boko Haram militants in Gubio.
Two suicide bombers killed themselves in the terror-prone Adamawa State also in the northeast but there were no civilian casualties.
Boko Haram is perpetrating a series of suicide bombs in a bid to topple the government and establish an Islamic State.
It is estimated some 100 000 civilians have been killed during the decade-long terror.
Over 2 million have been displaced from their homes.
CAJ News

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