BUEA,BAMENDA, KUMBA,Cameroon-Monday July 9, 2018-7:40 PM Local Time (Cameroon News Agency) At least 9 persons have lost their lives Monday, in separate gun battles between armed men and Defense forces in Buea and Kumba, all in the South West region of Cameroon.
A Police Officer and Police Inspector were shot dead around Mile 17, Buea, while a Police Constable, Vanessa, is undergoing treatment in Buea, Monday.
In Kumba, Meme Division, a Police Commissioner, Tsimi was abducted and later killed by suspected Ambazonia fighters. Six civilians were also killed in the crossfire in Kumba.
The fighters were enforcing a ghost town declared every Monday as part of Civil disobedience in the ongoing Anglophone crisis.
CNA brings to you pictures of the day:
Police Seizing Bikes In Bambili, NWR
Buea denizens taking cover amid gunshots
Ghost Town in Molyko, Buea
Police Commissioner Tsimi shot dead in Kumba
Chunks of Smoke emanating from burnt Buea in Mile 17, Buea
Police Inspector Tutuwan shot dead in Mile 17, Buea
GCEmarkers take cover under benches in Buea
Deserted Motor Park in Mile 17, Buea
Bambili and Bambui, NWR