9 people were killed last night in an attack attributed to Boko Haram, in the village of Goldavi in the Far North region. Boko Haram militants also injured 12 others. The heavily armed fighters simultaneously attacked several Cameroonian localities bordering Nigeria. Several homes were reportedly burned including that of the leader of the village vigilance committee.
The Boko Haram fighters also made away with livestock. At the time of filing this report, information filtered to our news desk in Yaounde that three pregnant women and two children were among those killed. Boko Haram attacks in the Lake Chad have claimed the lives of more than 17,000 people and displaced 2.6 million.