Boko Haram Strikes Chinese Company in CameroonPosted: May 18, 2014
For Breitbart.com, Jordan Schachtel reports: Late Friday, Boko Haram Islamist insurgents reportedly attacked a Chinese-owned camp in Cameroon. Chinese news agency Xinhua reported ten Chinese nationals unaccounted for and one injured. According to CNN, a Cameroonian soldier was killed during the attack.
The attack took place in the town of Waza. The northern Cameroon town is just a few miles from the Nigerian border, where Boko Haram recently kidnapped almost 300 schoolgirls. The area is in close proximity to the Sambisa forest, a location that remains a stronghold for the Islamist terrorist group.
The town’s local government confirmed the attack but has yet to release further details. Chinese Embassy spokesperson Lu Quinjiang echoed the local official sentiments but had no further information to report to the media…(read more)
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