Security measures have been tightened in Limbe, one of the host cities of matches for the African Nations Championship, CHAN, in the South West Region of Cameroon.
This follows a late-night local bomb explosion at a place called “Isokolo Old Road Entrance “.
Sources say the explosion happened at about 10:30 pm Monday, January 26th, 2021, wounding three police officers stationed to ensure the security of the Rwandan team.
This is the second explosion in Limbe since the beginning of the CHAN tourney.
No individual nor group has claimed responsibility for the explosion but some inhabitants suspect separatists.
Before the start of the African Nations Championship on the 16th of January, boys fighting for the restoration of Ambazonia imposed a compulsory lockdown in the South West to paralyze the championship.
Earlier, the contents of two offices were consumed by flames at the Limbe Municipal garage building. It took the effort of the population of Mile 2 to put out the flames. The origin of the fire incident has not been established although some individuals think it’s a criminal act.
Togo takes on Rwanda in a final Group C game at the Limbe Omnisport Stadium from 8:00pm Tuesday, January 26th.