Four women suspected to be terrorists were killed while crossing from Nigeria to Cameroon.
The four suspected terrorists were believed to be fleeing Sambisa.
Local security personnel killed the four female bombers.
Warnings have been published that members of Boko Haram are exploring for new sanctuaries since the rebel group was thrown out from their haven in Sambisa Forest.
Cameroon’s governor of Far North region, Midjiyawa Bakari explained to Voice of Nigeria that the defence troops eyed the four women on Wednesday, January 11, passing the border in pairs.
Of the four female terrorists, three set off the bombs on their vests and killing only themselves. The fourth woman was gunned down by the defence soldiers.
Bakari commended the military and the self-defence troops for their gallantry.
Cameroon’s minister of communication, Issa Tchiroma stated that a military cooperation between Cameroon and Nigeria has started since December 2016.
The joint military operation has thrown out the Boko Haram terrorists from Goshe which was the terrorists’ most strategic camp being used in attacking civilians.
Tchiroma further stated that some units manufacturing explosive devices were demolished. Training camps were torn down. Explosive devices were defused. Hundreds of terrorists were deactivated. More than 30 rebels were captured and turned over to Nigerian military forces. Many hostages were set free and entrusted to Nigerian authorities.