About 30 killed in Boko Haram attack in Cameroon’s remote north

The death toll in the district of Darak is one of the worst atrocities carried out by Boko Haram in Cameroon in years. (File photo: AFP)

About 30 people were killed, including 16 Cameroonian soldiers, in an attack carried out by extremist group Boko Haram on a small island on Lake Chad in Cameroon’s remote far north on Sunday, local mayor Ali Ramat told Reuters.

The death toll in the district of Darak, confirmed by a military source, is one of the worst atrocities carried out by Boko Haram in Cameroon in years.

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