President Paul Biya of Cameroon on Tuesday, sacked two senior army officers in the north of the Cameroon over Boko Haram attacks that killed 15 people.Seventeen other persons were also taken hostage in the far-northern town of Kolofata during the attacks on Monday.
Those sacked include Col. Gedeon Yossa, the commander of the northern legion of gendarmerie as well as Lieutenant Colonel Justin Ngonga, the commander of the 34th motorized infantry battalion of the same region.
These sacking comes at the height of increasing military support to Boko Haram in the far northern provinces of Cameroon, sources said.
Security sources in the region indicate that government troops complain about of being adequately unequipped to counter the heavily-armed enemy.
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