The interim government (IG)of Ambazonia has claimed responsibility for a recent shooting of a Camair Co passenger plane yesterday in the North West region.
In a statement issued by Chris Anu, communication secretary of the IG, it is a warning signal send to the government of “French Cameroon” to stay away from the airspace of “Southern Cameroon”.
Chris Anu promised that restoration forces will henceforth bring down both military and passenger planes from French Cameroon that will violate their orders not to fly in the two Anglophone regions.
The spokesperson of the interim government insists that only humanitarian planes from the United Nations are permitted to fly in the airspace of Southern Cameroon.
A passenger plane belonging to Cameroon Airline Company with 28 passengers on board was shot Sunday December 1 2019 as it attempted to land at Bafut-Bamenda airport.
In a release issued by the airline company, they clarify that they was no human loss but the plane will be grounded for some days for adequate repair works to be carried out.
This is the first attack on an aircraft since the beginning of the Anglophone crisis.