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Two gendarmes killed in Wum

At least two gendarmes were on Friday killed by armed men in Zhoa, a locality situated in Wum, Menchum Division oàf the North West Region.

Security sources say the Zoa gendarmerie brigade was attacked early on Friday morning by the armed men killing two gendarmes and severelyb injuring the brigade commander.

The brigade which is situated 20 kilometres from the Wum brigade was not accessible in the morning after the armed men blocked the road making it difficult for military reinforcements from town.

The attacks come on the back of numerous incidents that have occured in the Menchum in recent weeks with the President of the Court of First Instance of Wum Tahle Mukete kidnapped at the start of the week.


Published on 28.04.2020

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