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Cameroon troops kill 8 suspected Boko Haram gunmen: official

Cameroonian soldiers stand in the town of Amchide, northern Cameroon, on the border with Nigeria on June 17, 2014. AFP PHOTO / REINNIER KAZE

YAOUNDE: Cameroonian security forces killed eight gunmen believed to be members of Boko Haram, the Islamist group sowing terror in neighbouring Nigeria, a paramilitary official said Tuesday.

"Eight Boko Haram were killed during a mixed patrol of soldiers and paramilitary officers around Mora (northern Cameroon)", the official said.

 

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