The Cameroonian government has announced that about 107 members of the Boko Haram sect have been killed in parts of the northern Cameroon, where the insurgents have carried out several raids in recent times..
Cameroonian defence minister, Edgar Ngo’o, who made the announcement via a statement said fighting begun around Amchide and Limani on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 and continued on Thursday, October 16, 2014 after the insurgents crossed the border.
Ngo’o availed that eight Cameroonian soldiers lost their lives, with seven sustaining injuries with the Cameroonian troops now controlling the area after a vehicle packed with ammunition and explosives belonging to the insurgents was destroyed.
Meanwhile the Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh has announced that the Nigerian government has reached an agreement with the sect for the safe release of over 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in Chibok area of Borno state by the sect members in April 2014.
There are indications that the schoolgirls would be released on Monday, October 20, 2014 in Chad.