Photo: Helicopter carrying four soldiers including a General crashes in Northern Cameroon


A Cameroonian Army General, Jacob Kodji pictured above, three other soldiers and two crew members, were killed on Sunday January 22nd after a helicopter they were flying in while on their way for an operation against Boko Haram members, crashed in the Bogo region in the far north of the country.

“We lost four men, including the general” named as Jacob Kodji, as well as a colonel. They were on a mission in Waza Park as part of an operation to battle Boko Haram,” a Cameroonian Senior military officer says Gen Kodji was the leader of Emergence 4, the name given to one of the operations launched by Cameroon against Boko Haram. He is the first Cameroonian general to die in the battle against Boko Haram.

Source :LIB


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