Cameroon: Boko Haram attack in Gambarou-Far North Region leaves 5 dead,2 injured

At least 5 people were killed by members of Boko Haram in the attack in the village of Gambarou, not far from Mora-Waza, in the Department of Mayo-Sava,Far North Region of Cameroon.

The attack took place on the night of the 9th to the 10th of August 2016. The timely intervention of the Cameroonian defence forces and the Joint Multinational Force helped repelled the attackers thereby reducing the casualties to 5 dead and 2 injured.

Cameroonian military received assistance from the Multinational Joint Forces based in Mora who stepped in to pound the terrorists with heavy gunfire.The overpowering artillery fire from the coalition forced the insurgents to back-off and retreat to nearby Nigeria.

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