Government Officials And Mayor Killed In Cameroon Attack – Sources

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At least five people, including a senior official and a mayor, have been killed in Cameroon

Reports from Government and security sources have confirmed a senior government administrator, a mayor and three others have been killed by a detonated improvised explosive device (IED) on Wednesday in Cameroon’s southwest region which is predominantly English-speaking.

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The victims’ convoy was “targeted in an attack by separatists” on the motorway between Ekondo-Titi and Bekora, according to a senior police officer quoted by AFP.

Some Anglophone groups took up arms in 2017, demanding independence from the rest of the country where French is the main official language.

Sources: (Reuters) 

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