Boko Haram hijacks Cameroon bus, abducting at least 20

ANI
Published Feb 10, 2015, 4:53 pm IST
Updated Mar 29, 2019, 8:27 pm IST
Militants hijacked a bus full of market-goers near the border area of Koza
Members of the Boko Haram group (Photo: AP)
 Members of the Boko Haram group (Photo: AP)

London: Suspected fighters from Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram have reportedly seized a bus in northern Cameroon, abducting at least 20 people, residents said.

Militants hijacked a bus full of market-goers near the border area of Koza and drove it toward the border with Nigeria, reported the BBC. Some reports put the total number of those abducted in Cameroon as high as 30.

 

Boko Haram has recently started targeting neighbouring areas of Cameroon and Niger. Nigerian presidential and parliamentary elections have been postponed from February 14 to March 28 due to the insurgency.

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