At Least Seven Soldiers Killed by Boko Haram Militants in Cameroon - Reports
© REUTERS / Emmanuel BraunNigerien soldiers hold up a Boko Haram flag that they had seized in the recently retaken town of Damasak, Nigeria, March 18, 2015
© REUTERS / Emmanuel Braun
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Insurgents of the Boko Haram* terrorist group (also known as the Islamic State of West African Province, or ISWAP), have attacked an army base in Cameroon, killing at least seven soldiers, Nigeria’s Premium Times reports.
The attack on the outpost in Sagme (not far from the border with Nigeria), in Cameroon’s Far North region, occurred early on Saturday morning. At least seven soldiers, including the commander of the military base, were killed, Premium Times said.
Meanwhile France 24 said citing a police report, that eight soldiers were killed in the attack and several others were injured.
*Boko Haram, or Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) is a terrorist organization outlawed in Russia and many other states.