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By Joseph DeCaro, Worthy News Correspondent

YAOUNDE (Worthy News)– A church leader was among 25 people killed in Cameroon as Muslim militants unleashed a series of assaults at the end of July, according to Charisma News.

Pastor Jean Marcel Kesvere was kidnapped and later killed by Boko Haram's militants.

On July 24, Haram militants began a daring attack in Bargaram that lasted into the next day. When it was finally over, an undetermined number of people had been abducted, among them Kesvere whose body was later discovered several miles away near the town of Kamouna.

Kesvere, 45, was sent to Bargaram by the Lutheran Brethren Church of Cameroon and served there for more than two years. He is survived by a wife and eight children.

In another attack on July 27, hundreds of Haram militants wearing Cameroon military uniforms assaulted the town of Kolofata near Nigeria's border and began looting local homes. The militants targeted the residence of Deputy Prime Minister Amadou Ali who had arrived earlier to celebrate the end of Ramadan.

When the looting was over, at last 18 civilians and security personnel were killed and about 22 were missing. World Watch Monitor reported that the bodies of Haram's victims — some unidentifiable because they were mutilated by machetes — were strewn along the approach to Ali's residence.

In response, the regional governments of Niger, Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon pledged to create a joint-force to combat Boko Haram whose incursions have crossed all their borders.

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  • Kim Sechrist
    8 August 2014 at 11:17 am - Reply

    Awww :(

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