At Least 20 Cameroon Hostages Freed

January 19, 2015 12:57 PM

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At least 20 hostages who were kidnapped on Sunday in Cameroon by Boko Haram militants had been freed by Monday, according to a Cameroon defense ministry spokesman and media reports.

Officials in Cameroon said Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 60 people, including children, Sunday in a cross-border raid from Nigeria, around the village of Mabass in northern Cameroon.

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