Bombers spread fear

The Star Early Edition - - WORLD -

ABOUT 70 in­ter­nally dis­placed per­sons (IDPs) are seek­ing sanc­tu­ary in a mosque in Kolo­fata on Cameroon’s north­ern bor­der with Nige­ria af­ter flee­ing IDP camps fol­low­ing sui­cide bomb­ings.

This fol­lows 150 IDPs in north­ern Cameroon de­sert­ing camps near the Nige­rian bor­der, say­ing they no longer felt safe af­ter the bomb­ings.

The IDP camps had housed 500 Cameroo­ni­ans who had pre­vi­ously fled at­tacks by Boko Haram mil­i­tants, ac­cord­ing to the Cameroo­nian gov­ern­ment.

On Fri­day, two sui­cide bombers dis­guised as refugees blew them­selves up, killing nearly a dozen peo­ple and in­jur­ing 30. ANA –

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