Cameroon: Boko Haram Demands Ransom on French Priest
Boko Haram Kidnaps French Priest in Northern Cameroon and Demands Ransom
Father Georges Vandenbusch captured by Boko Haram rebel, The bandits request money now. Still wondering who set this group in motion.
Radical Islamic group Boko Haram confirmed the abduction of a French priest by gunmen in northern Cameroon on Wednesday with sources revealing he was transferred to neighboring Nigeria.
The French Foreign Ministry said in a statement Thursday that Father Georges Vandenbeusch, parish priest of Nguetchewe, was kidnapped near the city of Cosa in northern Cameroon.
The ministry added it had formally advised to refrain from visiting the area because of the “terrorist threat and the risk of kidnapping.”
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Mideast Christian News | 18 November 2013