Cameroon deploys troops and vehicles to Nigeria’s border in the Lake Chad region after what they claimed was a series of attacks carried out by Boko Haram. Image
Cameroonian military said 100 fighters attacked a Cameroon military base in Dabanga that Saturday. They reported that heavily armed fighters were on "Technicals" and 20 motorcycles. ImageImageImage
The Cameroonian military killed 20 fighters and seized six gun trucks, seven motorcycles and weapons used in the attack. On Tuesday, Cameroon said it had intelligence that several hundred heavily armed Boko Haram fighters are hiding on its northern border with Nigeria,
planning attacks on Cameroon. The military said troops have been deployed to protect the border zone and recommended that civilians be vigilant and report strange visitors to their villages.
Cameroons military said Haram fighters are planning to attack communities and military posts in Cameroon for supplies because the terrorist group suffered huge losses after frequent attacks on Boko Haram strongholds by the Nigerian military.
Cameroon said Boko Haram intend to steal food, especially millet and cattle from villagers because
the fighters are running short of food because their known supply routes has been under continuous air strikes carried out by the Nigerian Air Force.

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