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Gone Too Soon Cameroon mourn young military officer killed by Boko Haram

A young Cameroonian soldier has been killed by the dreaded Boko Haram sect and his friends have taken to twitter to mourn him.

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The late Lt. Col. Beltus Kwene was much loved play

The late Lt. Col. Beltus Kwene was much loved

(Twitter)

The whole of Cameroon has been thrown into mourning as the deadly Boko Haram insurgent sect struck on February 14, 2016, sending a young military officer, Lt. Col. Beltus Kwene, to the great beyond, alongside 12 other soldiers.

Read More: "Brave Hero: Naval Officer fighting against Boko Haram dies to save his colleagues"

According to respected Cameroonian journalist, Chief Bisong Etahoben who posted the sad news on his Twitter account, the vehicle that Lt.-Col. Kwene and the other soldiers rode in struck a land mine planted by the insurgents along Goshi-Kerawa road, in the Tumbum-Kare area of the country.

Read More: "Cruel Death: Boko Haram claims life of another young soldier"

Etahobon noted that the late Kwene was a 39-year-old father of six children who was very passionate about his career and has always vowed to defend his country with th last drop of his blood.

May his soul rest in peace.

Read the tweets here.

 

 

 

 

 

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