They were killed on 23 and 24 June 2016 as a result of new terrorist acts of Boko Haram.
The terrorist sect Boko Haram is active in the Far North, despite significant military resources made out by Cameroon and even countries of the subregion (Nigeria, Niger, Chad).
L’Oeil du Sahel of June 27, said that the sailor Nkassapu Njoya, belonging to one sector of the Joint Multinational Force (JMF), was killed after the car in which he was traveling struck a mine in Kamouna in the Cameroon area of Lake Chad. He participated with his quota in a vast operation to secure the area.
Stressing that the installers of explosive devices are members of the terrorist group, the newspaper adds that his comrade, “the sailor Noah, seriously affected, was immediately transferred to the Maroua Regional Hospital where he was amputated on the leg“. This is the 10th Cameroonian military killed by these mines since 31 October 2014.
Besides the dead military, three civilians were killed 24 hours after two incursions of the insurgents. On the night of June 23, 2016, tells the biweekly “two incursions of the terrorist sect Boko Haram were recorded in the localities of Gouzoudou in the Kolofata subdivision, and Kalguiwa in Mora division. In the first village aroused, two citizens were killed. This is Abakoura Goni and Mudu Goni. Two other people were injured during the attack, who are Goroma Yérima and Habaga (…) At Kalguiwa, we recorded a death as a result of this raid, Alhaji Umar and several injured including, Nakoza, Datsamagai and Woudama Tchima “.