In the village of Tamga in Northern Cameroon girl suicide bomber attacked a group of boys. On Wednesday, November 1, according to RTBF.
“Killed five children, two more got wounds”, — said on condition of anonymity, the representative of local law enforcement. According to him, children played in the street when they were joined by the girl detonated an explosive device.
Security officers believe the attack is a terrorist group “West African province of the Islamic state” (formerly called “Boko Haram”). Lately, she has been active in the border regions of Nigeria and Cameroon, where over the past two days of terror attacks killed 20 people.
In August, experts from Yale University and the Center for combating terrorism at West point (U.S. Military Academy) published a study that claimed that most suicide bombers in Boko Haram women and children.
The researchers believe that the group became the first in history, which uses “for attacks more women than men, and is at the forefront of the use of children as suicide bombers”
Boko Haram (means “Western education is a sin”) was established in 2002 and operates mainly in the territory of Nigeria. Its proponents advocate the introduction in the country of Sharia and against Western influence. In the spring of 2015 the leader of the militants, Abubakar Shekau has sworn allegiance to Islamic state (organization banned in Russia), after which the group changed its name to “West African province “Islamic state””.