Suicide bombing in Cameroon

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Militants attacked the town of Mozogo in northern Cameroon, near the border with Nigeria, on Jan. 8, culminating in a suicide bomber’s killing at least 15 people. According to witnesses, the militants fired their guns into the air and herded locals into a park, where the suicide bomber, a young girl, then detonated her bomb.

The group responsible was identified as Boko Haram, a militant Islamist group based in Nigeria. The group has been known to attack locations in neighboring countries.

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Militants attacked the town of Mozogo in northern Cameroon, near the border with Nigeria, on Jan. 8, culminating in a suicide bomber’s killing at least 15 people. According to witnesses, the militants fired their guns into the air and herded locals into a park, where the suicide bomber, a young girl, then detonated her bomb.

The group responsible was identified as Boko Haram, a militant Islamist group based in Nigeria. The group has been known to attack locations in neighboring countries.