Abducted wife of Cameroon’s deputy PM rescued
Security forces in Cameroon Republic have rescued the wife of the country’s Deputy Prime Minister, Amadou Ali, who was abducted on Sunday by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect, the BBC Hausa service has reported.
The deputy PM’s wife and her maid were kidnapped in Cameroon’s northern town of Kolofata by the insurgents.
The attackers stormed their residence and took the woman away.
A military commander in the area said Boko Haram militants engaged Cameroonian soldiers in the town for some time.
The deputy prime minister managed to escape the assailants to a neighbouring town, Reuters quoted commander Feliz Formekong agency as saying on the development.
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