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  • in the operations were reportedly killed 60 members of the Islamist group.
  • the attacks began in the North of the country in late January.
  • Nigeria, whose Government has already regained most of the territory conquered by the sect in the country, has given military support.

 fight against Boko Haram

the Government of Cameroon said Tuesday have killed 60 members of the Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram in operations on the northern border of the country, adding that for the same have been released more than 5,000 people.

the Government spokesman and Minister of communication Issa Tchiroma Bakary, explained that the operations have been carried out in the mountains of Mandara from January 26 supported by troops from Nigeria.

also added that more than 20 suspects have been arrested, ensuring that currently collaborate with the armies of Cameroon and Nigeria in its investigations, as reported by the U.S. broadcaster Voice of America.

Finally, said that those freed have been moved to displacement camp in the Nigerian town of Banki, where to get help from the armies of both countries.

the Nigerian military, with the help of the security of Chad and Cameroon forces, has managed to recover the vast majority of the territory the militiamen of Boko Haram had conquered over the years eight which already lasts its insurgency.

the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northwest of Nigeria has finished by triggering a humanitarian crisis regional, affecting not only to Nigeria, but also to the three countries that share the basin of Lake Chad: Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

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