Two teenage girls, suspected to be suicide bombers sent by the terror group, Boko Haram have died on Monday in Northern Cameroon after being stopped at a checkpoint, an official said.
Strapped with the explosives, the girls aged 13 and 15, were headed for crowded areas in Mora when they refused to allow themselves to be controlled at a checkpoint.
According to regional governor, Midjiyawa Bakary, local vigilante groups manning the checkpoint shot the 13-year old dead, while the 15-year old blew herself up.
The girls, who had crossed into Cameroon from Nigeria, were believed to have been sent as suicide bombers by the Boko Haram.
Meanwhile, on Monday, at about 10.30pm, 3 Boko Haram terrorists went to Puchi village to tax the community. On received of information, troops of 7 Division mobilized in conjunction with some Civilian JTF to the area.
On arrival, they found out that the residents have apprehended 2 of the terrorists and lynched them, while the third one narrowly escaped, according to reports.
The troops recovered1 AK-47 rifle, 1 rifle magazine and 8 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition and a Dane Gun.