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Cameroon’s Defense Minister accuses militants of killing US missionary

Joseph Beti Assomo, Cameroon’s Defense Minister says terrorists who killed American Missionary Tuesday have apprehended.

In an official release, Joseph Beti Assomo said the terrorists, were on their way to attack the Bambili Gendarmerie Brigade and the University of Bamenda, when they shot Charles Trumann around Four Corners in Bambui.

Going by the Defence boss, during the counter operation, a lieutenant Colonel and a student of ENSET Bambili were injured and are currently receiving treatment in hospital. The Defence Minister also cautioned foreigners getting into the conflict zones to notify security officials so they can be provided maximum security.

While addressing a message of condolence to the bereaved family, the Defense Minister also congratulated soldiers for their professionalism in the Anglophone regions of Cameroon.

Seperatists leaders have however debunked the Minister claims, blaming soldiers for Trumann’s demise.

Charles, Trumann Wesco, died Tuesday after his vehicle was “riddled with bullets” in Bambui, a town in the North West region of Cameroon.

Eyewitness report say, Wesco, his wife and one of their sons were traveling with another missionary to go shopping on Tuesday morning when at least two shots were fired, striking the windshield and hitting Wesco twice.

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