According to reports, Boko Haram members have killed 11 people in Cameroon after attacking a vehicle which was conveying 16 passengers from Waza to the Mora area of the country.
The terrorists attacked the bus, whose passengers were on their way to attend Eid el Maulud celebrations, and slit the throats of 11 people, online platform, Camer. be reports.
The attack reportedly occurred on Thursday, January 1, and the insurgents were also said to have left some of the passengers injured.
The incident was reported to the police by one of the victims who managed to survive the attack.
“At the final casualty count of attack, 11 (persons) were killed, with their throats slashed while six were hospitalised in Mora with serious injuries,” Cameroonian investigative journalist, Bisong Etahoben said confirming the attack via Twitter.
The town of Mora is on a shared border with Nigeria and as such has been subject to attacks from the sect which operates largely from Northeastern Nigeria.
Cameroonian forces have intensified efforts against the terrorists and recently conducted unprecedented air strikes to recover control of military barracks which had been overrun by the sect.