Chad declares 3 days national mourning after attacks

Monday's blasts in Chadian capital also injured more than 100 people, many seriously

Chad declares 3 days national mourning after attacks

World Bulletin / News Desk

Chad's President Idriss Deby has declared three days of national mourning beginning Wednesday in honor of the 33 people who died following suicide attacks in N'djamena on Monday.

According to a decree signed on Tuesday night by the Chadian president, the country will observe "three days of national mourning for the victims of the double terrorist attack on June 15, 2015 in N'djamena at the police academy and the central police station."

Deby also praised Chad’s defense and security forces, saying they "will do everything to track and neutralize the attackers."

Meanwhile, Oumar Mahamat, secretary general of the Network of Associations of Human Rights (ADH) of Chad, told Anadolu Agency that "it is time for national unity against terrorism."

"The civil society will assist the government in its fight against terrorism," Mahamat added. 

Güncelleme Tarihi: 17 Haziran 2015, 15:53