Seven Cameroonian soldiers were killed in the night from Monday, 21 November 2016 breaking Tuesday, in a violent attack attributed to Boko Haram insurgents in the Northen part of the country in wahat is attributed as a violent attack in the Lake Chad district of DARAK
Among the soldiers killed is the head of the battalion, Captain Tsengue Marcel, Bewesse Ndzana, Zoua Bessala Serge, Foung Arthur, Abayatini Alawo and the head of the vigilance groupof ofDarak, Saidou Mohamed.Another civilian was seriously injured.
Shortly before before the attck, almost simultaneously, a young female suicide bomber was neutralized at the entrance of a camp at Kolofata, around 6:45 pm.
The suicide bomber was shot dead by elements of the Cameroonian military.She was loaded with half a dozen explosive which were later difused by Cameroon's Rapid Intervention unit(BIR).
Attacks perpetrated by Boko Haram are experiencing an upsurge at the end of the rainy season in Northern Cameroon.
With the drought, the flooded tracks are dried up, which makes it more practicable for the insurgents to move in and out of the Cameroonian territory.