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Five Anglophone Separatist ‘Generals’ Killed In Northwest Cameroon

The said ‘generals’ visited terror on the local populations through murders and kidnappings for ransom.

Five self-proclaimed Anglophone separatist ‘generals’ have been reported killed by the Cameroon army during operations in Nfoyah village, Bafut subdivision of the Northwest region.

“Today, Aug. 18, 2021, in the village of Nfoyah, Bafut subdivision in the Northwest region, the pseudo general Ebube and four of his accomplices were neutralised following intelligence information,” Cameroonian army announced on Thursday, Aug. 19.

“This is an illustration of the honest collaboration of the people of the Northwest and Southwest with the defense and security forces.” 

According to military sources, the said ‘generals’ visited terror on the local populations through murders and kidnappings for ransom. Besides the separatist leaders that were killed, the army also recovered a large quantity of arms and ammunition.

The operation was led by Brigadier General Valere Nka, Commander of the 5th military inter-army region.

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Chief Bisong Etahoben

Chief Bisong Etahoben is a Cameroonian investigative journalist and traditional ruler. He writes for international media and has participated in several transnational investigations. Etahoben won the first-ever Cameroon Investigative Journalist Award in 1992. He serves as a member of a number of international investigative journalism professional bodies including the Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR). He is HumAngle's Francophone and Central Africa editor.

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