10,000 Cameroonians flee inland after Nigeria militants stage attacks, kidnappings

January 20, 2015 3:15 PM

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YAOUNDE, Cameroon – Cameroon's government says that more than 10,000 panic-stricken Cameroonians have fled areas that border Nigeria for safer locations in the wake of attacks by Nigeria's Islamic militant group Boko Haram.

The minister of territorial administration and decentralization Rene Emmanuel Sadi said Tuesday a humanitarian food crisis looms because the extremist insurgents have looted food and livestock.

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