Connect with us


Bomb blast killed one, several others injured in Cameroon



Spread the love

Nigeria’s neighbouring country, Cameroon on Sunday witnessed a bomb explosion that killed one person and wounded several others.

Reports obtained by CAPITAL POST on Monday, indicated that the bomb blast may have been carried out by the Anglophone separatist group that have been battling the Paul Biya administration for quite sometime now.

Read Also:  Protest rocks Abuja over Area Councils tenure elongation
adsbygoogle || []).push({}); js">

According to state television CRTV, the explosion occurred two hours after a procession of school children had taken place to celebrate Youth Day.

CRTV reported that in the town of Nkambe, an improvised explosive device concealed within a food stall detonated not far from the fairgrounds shortly after the conclusion of the parade.

Read Also:  2023: Release Biafra leader or no election in South East, Ohaneze spits fire

Videos circulating on social media showed children dressed in blue school uniforms fleeing in various directions, while bystanders rushed to aid the injured victims.

“We have counted 40 wounded, of whom four are serious, and one death. The first suspicions are towards the separatists,” stated Adolphe Lele Lafrique, the governor of the northwest region, during a press briefing.

Read Also:  River Benue dredging: Ortom sends message to N'Assembly members

The region has been engulfed in violent clashes between armed separatist groups and the military since 2016.

During this period, President Paul Biya suppressed demonstrations by the English-speaking minority, who felt marginalized in a predominantly French-speaking nation.

Contact Us:

  • Address: Address: 1st Floor,  Nwakpabi Plaza,  Suite 110, Waziri Ibrahim Crescent, Apo,  Abuja
  • Tel: +234 7036084449, +234 8066722600, +234 7012711701
  • Email:
  • Email:

Quick Links: