Police: Boko Haram kill one Chinese, 10 missing in Cameroon


YAOUNDÉ (Cameroon), May 17 ― A Chinese national was killed and 10 others were feared kidnapped after an overnight attack in northern Cameroon believed to have been carried out by Boko Haram militants from Nigeria, a police said today. Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau speaks at an unknown location in this still image taken from an undated video released by Nigerian Islamist rebel group Boko Haram. Today, police said Boko Haram Islamists attacked a camp of road workers and killed a Chinese national while 10 others were feared kidnapped. ― Reuters pic He said the camp where the Chinese road workers stayed was usually guarded by soldiers from Cameroon's elite Rapid Intervention Battalion. “Their numbers were thinner these past few days because many of them had gone down to Yaounde” for the traditional military parade marking National Day on May 20, the official said. The police officer said the militants also attacked the police post in Waza overnight and raided its armoury. ― AFP -