Cameroon: 12 died in mosque suicide bombing

Militant group Boko Haram thought to be responsible for attack

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File photo: A woman walks past Nigerian soldiers at a checkpoint in neighbouring Nigeria, a town newly liberated from Boko Haram, Nov 2015. (AP Photo/Lekan Oyekanmi, File)

Updated 09.50

At least 12 people have been killed in a suicide bomb in Cameroon.

They died after two female suicide bombers attacked a mosque in the town of Kolofata on Cameroon's border with Nigeria.

The blast has been linked to the militant group Boko Haram.