At least seven dead in twin suicide attack in Cameroon: army

A Cameroon soldier guards a checkpoint in the northern town of Kerawa in 2014Yaoundé (AFP) – Two suicide bombers killed at least seven people Sunday in twin attacks in northern Cameroon, an army official said, in an area near the border with Nigeria that has often been targeted by Boko Haram militants. The attacks in the far northern town of Kolofata brought to nine the number of suicide bombings in the area since July, which have killed about 100 people in total. On September 3, the nearby town of Kerawa was hit by two suicide attacks that killed at least 20 people.

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