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Cameroonian Army Kills 116 Boko Haram Insurgents

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Cameroon’s army has announced that its officers killed 116 Boko Haram militants when they attacked a base in Amchide town in the Far North region of the country, the Hausa service of the British Broadcasting
Corporation (BBC) reports.
The country’s defence ministry spokesman, Lt.-Col. Didier Badjeck said that the militants ambushed a column of army vehicles using an improvised explosive
device and then hundreds attacked residents in the region of Amchide, north of Maroua.
“The response of our forces was swift and appropriate. The attack was repulsed and the attackers neutralised,” Badjeck said, adding that 116 militants were killed.
On its side, the Badjeck said one soldier was killed and while two vehicles were lost.

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