Boko Haram fighters blamed for attack on Cameroonian military base, killing 5 soldiers

February 17, 2015 8:00 AM

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YAOUNDE, Cameroon – The Cameroonian military says one of its bases on the border with Nigeria has been attacked by suspected Boko Haram extremists, leaving at least five soldiers dead.

Col. Joseph Nouma told The Associated Press on Tuesday that eight other wounded soldiers had been brought to the capital for medical treatment following the attack Monday on the base in Waza.

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