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Cameroon: NW Governor attacked by Ambazonia fighters

Governor Lele Lafrique (with folded arms) and close aides on a field trip- (File photo)

The convoy of the Governor of the North West region came under attack late last night as he was returning from church service, security sources have said.

At least one soldier was injured in the course of the attack but security forces succeeded to drive the Governor safely home.

Sources say Adolphe Lele LAfrique’s convoy was attacked at 19h15 local time as he was returning from the Catholic Church Mulang where he had just attended cross over service.

Over 20 Ambazonia separatist fighters had erected barricades on the road which prompted a shootout before they could take off to their hideouts.

Police Inspector Fossi Frankline was the only member of the security forces injured in the course of the attack while it is difficult to determine if there were casualties on the part of the armed separatists.

 

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