Neighbour country, Cameroun has declared Friday, 21st June, a National Day of Mourning for its Soldiers who died in recent Boko Haram attack at its borders.
A statement signed by Cameroun President Paul Biya and released today said ” Friday, 21st of June has been declared a National Day of Mourning in honour of 17 soldiers who died in the operation against terrorist group, Boko haram in the North”
The statement said that the soldiers died at their post at Darak, a place close to a river, Logone and Chari between Sunday and Monday night at the weekend.
It also noted that the country flag will be flagged in honour of the patriots who lost their lives at their duty post.
Naija News recalls that in a related incidence, 30 persons were killed while 42 were injured after suicide bombing at a viewing centre in Konduga, Borno State on Sunday night, 16th June,2019.
See the statement below: