In Cameron , several soldiers wounded when Nigerian Boko Haram insurgents attacked a military camp near the town of Waza in the north of the country.

A Cameroonian military officer told journalists in Maroua that several insurgents were killed adding the incident was continuing.

Chad, Niger and Cameroon have begun a joint offensive against Boko Haram militants who have killed thousands of people in a bid to carve out an Islamist emirate in northern Nigeria, and have increasingly staged raids across nearby borders.

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