Nigerian extremists kill dozens of civilians in Cameroon

February 5, 2015 12:24 PM

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YAOUNDE, Cameroon – Boko Haram fighters have shot or burned to death dozens of civilians in a border town near Nigeria, Cameroon's government spokesman said Thursday.

Some 800 Islamic extremists attacking the town of Fotokol have "burned churches, mosques and villages and slaughtered youth who resisted joining them to fight Cameroonian forces," said Information Minister Issa Tchiroma Bakari.

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