At least 25 separatists killed in Cameroon: security officials

2018-11-14 15:07
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Twenty-five separatists were killed on Tuesday in fighting in a restive English-speaking region of Cameroon, security officials said.

"Twenty-five 'Amba Boys' were killed in three clashes in Mbot," a village near the town of Nkambe, a source in the capital Yaounde said on Wednesday, confirming a security source in the troubled Northwest Region.

"Amba Boys" refers to separatists who last year launched an armed campaign for the independence of Cameroon's two anglophone regions, which they call Ambazonia.

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