Cameroon - Anglophone crisis : 4 gendarmes killed by separatist militiamen in the locality of Lassin (North-West)

The information was revealed by our colleagues from the Turkish News Agency Anadolu Agency.

Lele Afrique
Lele Afrique

The war of secession which pits armed militias against the regular army in the English-speaking regions of the North-West and South-West has claimed new victims. According to information relayed by the Anadolu Agency press agency, 4 gendarmes were killed by separatists on the night of Monday, May 24 to Tuesday, May 25, 2021, in the locality of Lassin, department of Bui, North region. Where is. The information was confirmed by the Governor of this region, Adolphe Lele L'Afrique, contacted by phone by our colleagues.

“Around 2 a.m. (local time), one of the leaders of the armed separatist groups, the named General No Pity (without mercy) attacked the Lassin brigade located in the department of Bui, North-West region. killed and weapons carried away by secessionist terrorists, ”said the region's leading authority in a statement granted to Anadolu.

This new attack extends the list of soldiers who died in the North-West and South-West regions in this new year which is soon drawing its half. It will be remembered that last March, five members of the security forces and four civilians were killed in the town of Galim, not far from the border between the western and northwestern regions.

In January, 3 gendarmes, 1 policeman and 2 civilians were killed in the attack on a checkpoint in Matazem, a small town in the West region, located not far from Bamenda, the regional capital. of the Northwest. All these attacks have been attributed to the separatist militiamen who are rampant in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon.