Two civilians killed by Boko Haram militants in Cameroon's Far North region

Source: Xinhua| 2020-09-19 23:28:57|Editor: huaxia

YAOUNDE, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- At least two civilians were killed and several others injured in incursions by the terror group Boko Haram that took place late Friday in Cameroon's Far North region, local sources said on Saturday.

Military sources said, Bok Haram targeted Kassa locality of Mora subdivision, killed a man and a woman.

Members of community defense groups commonly known as vigilante groups attempted to protect the civilians during the onslaught but were outnumbered by the militants who came in huge numbers, local authorities said.

Villagers interviewed by Xinhua said, hundreds of civilians have started fleeing the subdivision following repeated attacks from the terror group. Enditem