Boko Haram abducts 8 Cameroonian girls, kills 7 hostages after bus hijacking, resident says

February 10, 2015 10:45 AM

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YAOUNDE, Cameroon – Residents in northern Cameroon say Boko Haram extremists have killed seven hostages and abducted eight young girls who were aboard a public transport bus hijacked by the militants over the weekend.

Chetima Ahmidou told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the bodies of seven victims had been dumped near Cameroon's border with Nigeria. Ahmidou's brother was the driver of the bus and was among those slain.

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