In a recent attack by the Boko Haram terrorist group in Cameroon, at least 7 Cameroonian soldiers have been killed by the group.
On Saturday 24th July, 2021, The militants overpowered an army base in Cameroon, to its Far North region, killing not less than seven soldiers. Several other soldiers were also wounded in the attack.
One of the eye witness soldiers who prefers anonymity while speaking with Xinhua News narrates the incident.
He Noted that the militants who came attacking them(the militants) were well-armed with some of them in military camouflage. They came for the operation in a military convoy of six vehicles.
The commander of the army troop was gunned down alongside six of his colleagues after several hours of gun duel.
He said, “The soldiers were very brave and defended strongly.
“It is thanks to that they were able to repel the attackers and saved more lives,’’.
The number of casualties from the side of the bandits in not yet confirmed