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02 sept. 2020 | 03h45 UTC

Cameroon: Militants launch attacks in Kouyape and Talakachi (Far North region) August 31

Cameroon Alerte de sécurité

Militants kill five in attacks in Kouyape and Talakachi (Far North region) on August 31; further attacks possible over the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/9/2020, 12h00 until 4/9/2020, 11h59 (Africa/Douala). COUNTRY/REGION Far North


Suspected Boko Haram militants killed five civilians and wounding several more in attacks in Kouyape and Talakachi (Far North region) on Monday, August 31. In Talakachi, one person was killed and three others were wounded after militants attacked the home of a respected community figure. In Kouyape, militants reportedly raided an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp, killing four and wounding several more.

A heightened security presence in the area is likely in the near term, and further attacks in the Far North cannot be ruled out.


Although regional counterinsurgency efforts begun in 2015 have diminished Boko Haram's effective territorial control, Amnesty International has expressed concerns about the resurgence of terrorist attacks in the area. Boko Haram's stronghold remains in northeastern Nigeria and the majority of its activities are concentrated in this area. The militant group has maintained a presence in the Far North region dating back to 2011; as such, the region regularly experiences attacks, particularly in areas along the Nigerian border.


Individuals present in Cameroon are advised to limit time in areas deemed particularly likely to be targeted in a terrorist attack (e.g. crowded markets, etc.) and report any suspicious objects or behavior to relevant authorities.

Some Western governments advise against travel to the Far North region, as well as other areas bordering Nigeria, Chad, and the Central African Republic; travel to these areas should only be considered with appropriate security protocols in place.


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