Nigerian overnight refugees worry Cameroon

AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Attacks by Islamist group Boko Haram in Nigeria's restive northeast have killed more than 1,200 people since May

Nigerian overnight refugees worry Cameroon


MINAWAO CAMP, 24 December 2013 (IRIN) - Only around 1,800 of the thousands of Nigerians forced to find refuge from the fighting in the northeast between the jihadist Boko Haram and the Nigerian military have settled in a camp in neighbouring Cameroon. Others are living with relatives in villages along the border, complicating their identification and raising concern by the Cameroonian authorities that insurgents could infiltrate local communities.
 
The border separating Cameroon and Nige...


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