Cameroon Feeling the Impact of Boko Haram

As a neighboring country to Nigeria, Cameroon is increasingly being impacted by Boko Haram’s attempts to establish an Islamic caliphate there. Here’s my latest for WORLD.

The terror that Boko Haram continues to inflict on Nigeria has spilled into neighboring Cameroon in the form of refugees and direct attacks from the radical Islamist group.

Cameroon’s military fought with Boko Haram militants Sept. 6, killing 100 of them who had crossed into the country to attack the town of Fotokol, Cameroon state media outlets said. The army forced the rest of the fighters back into Nigeria’s Borno state, the birthplace of Boko Haram.

For nearly three weeks in August, Boko Haram controlled the Cameroon village of Ashigashia before the military was able to retake it, Voice of America reported.

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Here's what you might like to know about me. My name is Julia and I'm a Christian. I love the Bible and, much less importantly, a good steak. My goal with this site is to share the truth of scripture with believer and non-believer alike, and to specifically encourage believers to study and know the Bible, and warn them of false teachings in and around the church. Romans 1:16-17 "For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, the just shall live by faith."
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