Suspected members of Nigerian militant group Boko Haram have attacked a town in northern Cameroon, killing three people and seizing the wife of the country's vice prime minister.
Military commander Felix Nji Formekong said: "The situation is very critical here now, and as I am talking to you the Boko Haram elements are still in Kolofata town in a clash with our soldiers."
Mr Formekong said vice prime minister Ahmadou Ali was escorted away from the town of Kolofata to the the nearby town of Mora.
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