At least 15 killed in 'Boko Haram' attack on Cameroon bus: sources

January 3, 2015 6:02 PM

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YAOUNDE (Reuters) - At least 15 people have been killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants on a bus in northern Cameroon, a senior local security official and a businessman said on Saturday.

Over the last year, Boko Haram, which has killed thousands in its struggle to create a caliphate in northern Nigeria, has stepped up attacks on both sides of the border, forcing Cameroon to dispatch thousands of troops to its north.

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