A bus driver was killed and seven passengers kidnapped when terror group Boko Haram hijacked a commercial bus in Cameroon’s Far North region on Tuesday, Cameroon army said on Wednesday.
“There were 19 passengers altogether when the terrorists attacked. The driver was killed on the spot, and seven passengers were kidnapped. The other 11 passengers were rescued by security forces,” the army said stating that the tragedy took place in Dabanga, a locality in the Logone and Chari division of the Far North region.
The Cameroon army is conducting a rescue mission to secure the safe release of the passengers, according to local authorities.