Cameroon troops clash with Boko Haram in border town

Cameroon soldiers clashed with Boko Haram fighters in the Cameroonian border town of Fotokol on Wednesday as part of a regional push to combat the Islamists, security sources said.

Abuja: Cameroon soldiers clashed with Boko Haram fighters in the Cameroonian border town of Fotokol on Wednesday as part of a regional push to combat the Islamists, security sources said.

The Islamists "entered this morning," a Cameroonian security source said, after Chadian troops retook the Nigerian town of Gamboru just across the border. "Fighting between them and our soldiers is really intense."
 

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