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Cameroon Governor Bans Burqas After Attacks

Cameroon has banned burqas in the Far North region after two women dressed in the religious garments blew themselves up last week in a suspected Boko Haram attack, a local governor said Wednesday. The twin attacks in Cameroon's northern town of Fotokol killed at least 13 people, the government said. "I took this measure because of the security situation prevailing in the region," said Midjiyawa Bakari, governor of the Far North region. Suicide bombings occur almost...

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