Boko Haram Attacks 2 Villages in Cameroon, Kills 12

April 17, 2015 1:49 PM

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A Cameroon military official says Boko Haram militants have killed at least 12 people in attacks on two Cameroonian villages on the northern border with Nigeria.

Col. Jacob Kodji told The Associated Press on Friday that the Islamic extremists entered the villages of Bia and Diana late Thursday, looting and burning property while shooting indiscriminately. He said in a telephone interview that 10 men and two women were killed.

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