Politics › Institutional

Russian Ambassador to Cameroon attacked by two armed men

The Russian ambassador to Cameroon, Anatoly Bashkin, was assaulted Sunday by two individuals while he was walking on the streets of Yaounde, according to a statement issued 24 hours later by the Russian diplomatic representation.

The document, to which a copy journalducameroun.com got a copy “expresses the hope that the Cameroonian authorities will do all that is necessary to find and arrest the perpetrators, as well as to ensure and reinforce the security of the diplomatic missions and their employees”.

He was attacked around the Parcours Vita sports complex which is renown for harbouring armed bandits in the neighbouring bushes.

Despite a Police Station , acts of aggression, particularly targeting foreigners and other dignitaries, who frequent it abundantly, are regularly reported on the site.

Published on 28.04.2020

How to observe the holy month of Ramadan

Ramadan commemorates the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief. This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars…


Subscribe to Journal du Cameroun newsletter and receive all news stories free of charge

Back top