Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Boko Haram attacks intensify in Nigeria & Cameroon
The radical Islamist group Boko Haram has intensified its suicide bombing attacks in northern Nigeria and Cameroon in recent weeks.
On Friday (31 July) a massive bomb exploded in the market in Maiduguri, north-eastern Nigeria – the traditional heartland of Boko Haram violence. At least six died, and 11 were injured.
The previous Saturday (25 July), 20 people were killed when a 12-year-old girl blew herself up in a crowded bar in Maroua, northern Cameroon. Seventy-nine others were injured. Keep reading
Photo credit: World Watch Monitor
Posted by Robin G. Jordan at 6:45 AM