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Cameroon says kills 27 Boko Haram militants in border clashes

Aug 28, 2014    

YAOUNDE/MAIDUGURI (Reuters) - Cameroon's army has killed 27 members of Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram near a northern town, state radio said on Wednesday, in a sign of the growing cross-border threat the militants pose.The Boko Haram fighters crossed the border into Cameroon earlier this week, after attacking a military base and police station in Nigeria and apparently sending some 480 Nigerian troops retreating across the frontier."Cameroon soldiers have killed 27 Boko Haram elements during an attack in a locality near Fotokol in the far north," state radio CRTV said, adding tha...

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