At least 26 killed in Boko Haram attack in Cameroon

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26 people in Darak, neighbouring Cameroon have been killed by Boko Haram terrorists.

“Seventeen soldiers and nine civilians” were killed in the attack early Monday on a Cameroonian island located near Lake Chad, the regional security official said.

A preliminary count, given on Monday, had three Cameroonian soldiers killed along with an unspecified number of civilians in an attack on a military post in the area.

The official told newsmen on Tuesday that the Boko Haram attack sparked fierce combat with Cameroonian troops. He said 40 of the jihadists were captured and seven soldiers remained missing.

The jihadists also hoisted their flag over Darak before they were repelled

 




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