Sunday, October 20, 2019

At least five soldiers killed in Bamenda

About 5 officers of the Cameroonian army were killed in Bamenda by fighters suspected independence. According to information gathered by the editorial staff of camerounWeb, it was during intense fighting that took place this Saturday around Metah Quarters that these soldiers were shot dead.

According to the same sources, elements of the Cameroonian army stormed a camp of secessionists Ambazonians to release hostages, mainly students, who are there.

The fighting reportedly killed several people in both camps. No information is yet to filter the fate of the hostages.

This week is marked by several clashes between secessionists and police on the occasion of the installation ceremonies of the prefects newly appointed by the President of the Republic Paul Biya.

The convoy of North West Governor Adolph Lele Lafrique has been targeted repeatedly.