Cameroonian soldiers mount guard at the El-Beid Bridge which separates the town of Fotokol from the the Boko Haram stronghold of Gambarou in Nigeria. (Photo credit: Ngala Killian Chimtom)
Cameroon soldiers lie in trenches in order to secure frontiers while keeping themselves safe.
The charred remains of a cross-border Boko Haram raid into the Cameroonian town of Fotokol. The deadliest attack ocurred on January 4th and killed nearly 400 residents. Cameroonian and Chadian forces reportedly killed about 150 militants.
A child with her family at the Minawao Refugee Camp. Boko Haram attacks have displaced tens of thousands of people from three states of northeastern Nigeria.
At least 36,000 Nigerians have fled across the border to the Minawao Refugee Camp in Cameroon.
Col. Jacob Kodji, Interim Commander of the 4th Military Region, speaks with Chadian soldiers about to head off to Gambarou in Nigeria to fight Boko Haram.
Cameroonian troops patrol the border region in an armed vehicle.