Boko Haram attack Cameroon village, kidnap bus passengers: sources

February 9, 2015 5:20 PM

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YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Boko Haram militants attacked a border village in northern Cameroon and are suspected of kidnapping at least 18 people traveling on a bus, two military sources told Reuters on Monday.

Nigeria's military is struggling to contain the Sunni jihadist insurgents blamed for killing 10,000 people last year and kidnapping hundreds of others while mounting frequent cross-border raids as it seeks to establish an emirate.

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