Fourteen people were killed and several others injured in a suicide bomb attack on Sunday evening in Cameroun’s Fotokol town, on the border with Nigeria, army sources have said.
The suicide bombing took place at around 6:00 p.m. local time, leaving 14 people dead, including the female suicide bomber and one Chadian soldier, an unnamed army official said.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack and no official statement has been issued but it has been blamed on the Islamist group Boko Haram.
The group, active in northern Nigeria, through its activities, has left thousands dead. It first launched attacks on Cameroonian soil in 2013.
Fotokol has a heavy presence of Camerounian troops deployed to fight Boko Haram, along with some 2,500 Chadian soldiers who were deployed to the country in January.
Nigeria and its neighbours Chad and Cameroun are in a joint push to battle the militants.