25 killed in suicide bomb attacks in Cameroon

Yaounde, Jan 25 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed in suicide bomb attacks in Cameroon, a security source said.

A local market in Bodo village near the Nigerian border was hit by at least three suicide bombers, causing a large number of casualties, Xinhua quoted the source as saying.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram was believed to be behind the attacks.

Boko Haram has often attacked Cameroon’s Far North region since 2013, killing about 1,200 people.

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