At least two persons were killed on Friday night, Aug. 20 during a Boko Haram terrorist attack in the quarters of Guidwayam and Wourambai in the Koza council of Mayo-Tsanaga division in the Far North Cameroon.
According to official sources, “Gunshots were heard around midnight on Friday. Frightened residents were forced to escape to the mountains when the gunshots became unbearable.”
HumAngle learnt that “It was during the confusion that two of the villagers were hit by bullets from the terrorists leading to their deaths.”
The same sources revealed that four cows were taken away by the assailants who arrived in a large group.
Local authorities in the Far North region of Cameroon hint that since the internal change within the past few months in the Boko Haram ideology and its determination to conquer territory, this is the first time that civilians have been the target of the group’s attack in Cameroon.
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