January 13 2015
The army in Cameroon says it repelled an attempt by Boko Haram militants to seize a military base in Kolofata, reports the Voice of America News.
At least 143 of the Nigeria-based attackers were killed in the cross-border attack on Monday, said a government spokesman.
The action lasted for five hours and the attackers were pushed back toward Nigeria, he said.
One soldier was killed and at least three others were wounded, according to local officials.
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