A grenade has exploded killing a pupil and blowing off the hands of two others in Tobin around, Kumbo, Bui division of Cameroon’s volatile North West region.
The incident is said to have happened hours ago this Tuesday May 24.
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Explosions in Kumbo
The grenade is believed to have been detonated by separatist fighters. The same source added that: “This led to random shooting by the military and bullets penetrated houses at Mbve…”
Going by a video circulating online, a separatist faction called the ‘Bui Warriors‘ claimed responsibility for the attack on the security post.
The injured pupils have since been rushed to a local health facility for treatment.
The grenades are said to have been left there by the forces of law and order during an earlier altercation with separatist fighters.
Locals have often testified that whenever they throw a grenade and it doesn’t explode, they fail to remove them.
Sometime ago, a grenade detonated killing a kid on the road to the farm.
Recently, another man is said to have missed being killed when he found another grenade on his farm.
The device later exploded but harmed no one. Kumbo has witnessed some of the most brutal displays of exchanges between soldiers and separatist fighters.
Months ago, a school child was shot dead during a heated gun battle between the military and separatist fighters.
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