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Boko Haram 2 teenage girls attempting suicide attack killed

Report said vigilantes manning the checkpoint shot the 13-year-old dead, while the 15-year old blew her self up.

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Cameroon soldiers kill 20 Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria play

Cameroon soldiers kill 20 Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria

(Reuters)

Two female suicide bombers were killed in Northern Cameroon on Monday, May 9, after they refused to stop at checkpoint, NAN reports.

According to regional governor, Midjiyawa Bakary, the teenage girls, aged 13 and 15, were said to have been heading for crowded areas in Mora when they hurried through the checkpoint, refusing to be searched.

Report said vigilantes manning the checkpoint shot the 13-year-old dead, while the 15-year old blew her self up.

READ: Boko Haram kills 30 fulani herdsmen in Borno

It was gathered that the girls had crossed into Cameroon from Nigeria, and believed to be sent on the deadly mission by the Boko Haram terror group.

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