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Terrorists Kill Security Guard, Injure Patients In Far North Cameroon Hospital Attack

Attacks have increased in the Far North region of Cameroon, where the security situation is deteriorating, with attacks from Boko Haram and ISWAP group.

Terrorists, on the night of Friday, July 2, 2022, attacked the Mada district hospital in the Far North region of Cameroon.

According to local security sources, the terrorists killed a security guard in the hospital and wounded several other persons, including patients. The terrorists torched hospital buildings and official vehicles during the attack.

A source of the humanitarian outfit Humanity Purpose source, said the terrorists also abducted some soldiers, but no official source has confirmed this information.

Attacks have increased in the Far North region of Cameroon, where the security situation is deteriorating. 

President Paul Biya has dispatched the Minister of Defense to the region to ensure the local populations of their security.

The far north region Cameroon has suffered terror attacks related to the activities of Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP).   


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Chief Bisong Etahoben

Chief Bisong Etahoben is a Cameroonian investigative journalist and traditional ruler. He writes for international media and has participated in several transnational investigations. Etahoben won the first-ever Cameroon Investigative Journalist Award in 1992. He serves as a member of a number of international investigative journalism professional bodies including the Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR). He is HumAngle's Francophone and Central Africa editor.

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