Hundreds Flee English-Speaking Parts of Cameroon Amid Violence

Hundreds of people are fleeing Cameroon's English-speaking towns following clashes between the military and gunmen believed to be armed separatists. A dozen vehicles transporting at least 220 people from Cameroon's English-speaking Northwest region arrived in the French-speaking town of Mbouda Tuesday morning. Among them is Donatien Fotso, a 55-year-old businessman. He says he, his wife and four children fled the town of Bamenda, after three consecutive days of heavy gunfire between the military and armed separatists. He says Cameroon military has been invading their neighborhoods, shooting indiscriminately and arresting and...

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Published By: VOA Africa - Tuesday, 6 February

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