It was an atmosphere of panic, confusion and pandemonium following wounds sustained on the head by a lady at the Meme High Court in Kumba. Sources who were at the court premises when the incident occurred told Mimi Mefo info that the entire High Court area was in total confusion when a stray bullet from an undisclosed area hit the lady on the head and left her bleeding.
The lady whose only name we got as Prudencia, is said to have arrived the Meme High Court from the Kosala neighbourhood to fulfill requirements for the establishment of her national identity card. A source who witnessed the scene revealed that, Prudencia was hit by stray bullet at the gate of the court though no one could exactly confirm direction from where it came from.
Onlookers are said to her discovered her bleeding after sounds of gunshots were heard. We learnt that Prudencia was rushed to the Kumba District Hospital for immediate medical attention.
The exact direction from where the bullet came from is still a mystery but conflicting reports hold that the bullet might have come from the direction of Dubai center, a popular business hub where phone repairs are done directly opposite the Kumba main market. It is said that two sounds of gun shots were heard around the Dubai center area from the military. Reports still to be confirm have it that, the military storm the area in search of suspected Ambazonia fighters.
Other sources around the market area confirmed to us that one person was shot dead and later carried away. We cannot independently confirm if the corpse was carried away by the security forces or council officials. The said incident comes barely 24 hours after another suspected Ambazonia fighter was shot dead around the Kumba Town neighbourhood in Kumba.
It is said two suspected Ambazonia fighters stormed a popular spot around the area and were reportedly demanding for support. The inhabitants are said to have refused donating any money if their commander did not come himself. If was in the course of the exchange that one person is said to have alerted the forces of law and order who stormed the area and shot one of them dead, leaving the other two fleeing for safety.