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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Ambazonia: 3 elements of the BIR seriously wounded in an attack

Clashes between the army and armed groups of the separatist movement broke out on Thursday, October 18, 2018 in the town of Mile 14 in Buea, the capital of the Southwest region.

Three soldiers from the Rapid Intervention Battalion (Bir) were seriously injured in fighting with separatists on Thursday night in the Southwest region, a security source in the region said.

"There were clashes between Amba Boys (English separatist fighters, ed) and military," said our sources from Buea.Gunshots were heard all night in the area of ​​Mile 14, a peripheral area of ​​the southwestern capital.

"The elements of the Bir had moved from their Mutengene base to reinforce the Buea military who were fighting the attackers at Mile 14. In the offensive, three soldiers were wounded and led to the regional hospital. For the moment, we do not know the result on the side of the attackers, "said the witness.

These clashes are part of a very tense context in the North-West and South-West.A serious social crisis has upset the two regions since October 2016, where fighting has become almost daily.