Boko Haram attacks town in north Cameroon, killing one

January 12, 2015 5:37 PM

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YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Boko Haram attacked a town in northern Cameroon on Monday, killing at least one person, an army source said, less than a week after the group issued threats against the Central African country.

The Nigerian group's insurgency, which is thought to have killed more than 10,000 people last year, has intensified in recent months and is posing a growing threat to neighbors Cameroon, Niger and Chad.

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