Four suicide bombers hit market, school in Cameroon

    Four suicide bombers hit market, school in Cameroon

    Feb 19, Yaoundé: Two suicide bombers hit a market in the north Cameroon village of Meme, killing at least 20 people, and two others targeted a school in a nearby town, Cameroon governor has said.

    Far north governor Midjiyawa Bakari said that at least 70 people were wounded on Friday’s attack’s and all those have been taken to a hospital in the town of Tokombere. Some of the injured are in critical condition. He said the attackers disguised themselves as food vendors in the market.

    A teacher at the government school in Tokombere, Mamoudou Gonit, said that the attackers detonated their explosives in the bush about 1 kilometer (1 mile) from the school after they were identified.

    Attacks across Nigeria's borders increased by Boko Haram extremists last year in countries, such as Cameroon, contributing to a multinational force to wipe out Boko Haram.

    The Oslo Times


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