Ten people have been killed within the last 72 hours in several localities in the Far North region in attacks attributed to Boko Haram. Two Cameroonian soldiers stationed at Djibrili, were killed on Sunday following a mine explosion under their vehicle as they drove through Cheker, a border town in Nigeria. Our military informant revealed that six other soldiers were wounded in the same explosion and were evacuated to Maroua, the regional capital of the Far North.
A member of Boko Haram sentenced in July 2016 to life in prison by the military court in Maroua, was killed while trying to escape. Cameroon Intelligence Report gathered from government sources that the detainee had already scaled the walls of the Maroua prison when he was riddled with bullets by the prison guards.The Maroua prison has the largest number of prisoners convicted on charges of terrorism in Cameroon. 6 members of the Nigerian Islamic sect were also killed not far from Mora in Mayo-Sava division by the Cameroon elite force, BIR.
By Rita Akana