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Cameroonian hostages freed by Nigerian and Cameroonian armed forces in Nigeria

Cameroonian hostages freed by Nigerian and Cameroonian armed forces in Nigeria
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(Business in Cameroon) - On July 8, 2018, the Nigerian and Cameroonian armed forces conducted a joint operation in Koté, Nigeria, the tri-weekly L'Oeil du Sahel reveals. In this region located 20 kilometers from Amchidé in Cameroon, those forces rescued 58 hostages from the sect Boko Haram which have been wreaking havoc in the Far-North Cameroon for 5 years. According to security sources, the hostages are all Cameroonians, 22 women and 36 children, held captive by the sect since 2013; some were kidnapped in 2014. They were taken from Mokolo, Limani, Tcharmani and Amchidé, in the Far-North Cameroon.

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