At least 30 houses have been set on fire in Cameroon by Boko Haram, a reliable newspaper is reporting.
Local newspaper, L’Oeil du Sahel, said the 30 houses were set ablaze on Friday in Tourou, an area in Cameroon’s far north along the border with Nigeria.
The casualty figure was not known at the time of publishing this report.
So far, the Nigeria-based militants, who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State in March last year and have since modelled their barbarism after the Middle East killers, have murdered more than 1300 people in Cameroon since 2013, displaced many and thrown an already impoverished region into comatose.
In Nigeria, millions of people have been displaced and more than 25,000 people have been killed since 2009. Worse, at least 500,000 children remain out of school. But some progress seems to be taking place.
The Nigerian government announced this week that it had rescued two of 219 schoolgirls detained by Boko Haram for more than two years. But it turned out that the first girl was found wandering by hunters and the second girl was not part of the 276 Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram on 14 April 2014 as they slept in their school dormitories waiting for their final exams.
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