Three Boko Haram bombers were killed in Cameroon on Friday morning by their own bombs, local newspaper, L’Oeil du Sahel, reported, two days after another set of killers attacked the same area.The newspaper said the two bombers were killed in Kolofata, a town in Cameroon’s far north region, when the explosive devices they were carrying exploded before their attack. No one else was hurt. A third was killed in Mora at about 3am Friday.
The latest attack came two days after two bombers, a woman and an 8-year old girl blew themselves up in Galbi, an area in Mora, also in Cameroon’s far north. Two civilians were injured.Boko Haram has been wrecking havoc in Cameroon and Nigeria and on Wednesday night, the terrorists killed about 14 people in the northeastern Nigerian town of Maiduguri and injured at least 24 others.
It was the biggest and most severe attack in Maiduguri in 18 months. The Boko Haram insurgency started in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state in 2009 before extending to Cameroon, Chad and Niger.
So far, over 2000 have been murdered by Boko Haram in Cameroon. Millions of people have been displaced and thousands of women, girls and boys have been abducted.