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300 Boko Haram Insurgents Arrested In Cameroon Seek Asylum

The Defense Ministry of the Republic of Cameroon, has said that it has arrested at least 300 Boko Haram terrorists and they are currently being interrogated in the country.

The Spokesman of the Ministry, Lt. Col. Didier Badjeck was quoted by agency reports as saying that the militants have demanded for asylum in Cameroon and have freely given up their arms.

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It would be recalled that the country claimed victory weekend over the insurgents when they announced that one of its leaders, Abakar Ali, was captured in Kousseri, a town in northern Cameroon.

Seized from Ali, according to the report were 5 machine guns, 14 rifles, 24 rockets, 4 rocket launchers, 6 Kalashnikovs, 60 Kalashnikovs magazines, 4 automatic pistols , over 500 9mm ammunition, 469 12.7mm ammunition, 4,454 7.62 mm ammunition, 1,491 5.56 mm ammunition, 822 ammunition of 7.62 mm, 6 grenades, 28 rocket launcher chargers and other equipment like pincers, tweezers and knives

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