Twin suicide attack kills seven in northern Cameroon

| Updated: Jun 03, 2017 00:27 IST

Yaounde [Cameroon], June 2 (ANI): As many as seven persons were killed and several others injured in two suicide attacks in Cameroon's Far North region. The two suicide attackers were also killed in the blasts in Bourvare, a village near the Nigerian border. Regional Governor Midjiyawa Bakari held the militant group Boko Haram responsible for the attack, Anadolu news agency reported. Boko Haram has carried out attacks and kidnappings in Cameroon as it has widened its insurgency in the country. According to the UN estimates, around 26 million people in the Lake Chad region have been affected by Boko Haram violence and more than 2.6 million displaced. (ANI)