Separatists staged a terrorist attack in Cameroon during the race – video
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In Cameroon, during the Race of Hope marathon in the city of Buea, there was a terrorist attack, as a result of which 19 athletes were injured. The video of the attack was posted on Twitter by Venezuelan journalist Derek Blanco.
Spectators were watching the race, and a bomb exploded on the side of the road, not far from the crowd of athletes. Police said they detonated three improvised explosive devices.
🚨 #ÚLTIMOMINUTO Una explosión durante una carrera en Camerún dejó 19 atletas heridos. Según informes de los medios, explotaron tres bombas caseras, uno de los grupos separatistas se hizo responsable. #AlertaNews ☹️ pic.twitter.com/uF8VyhS6Af
— Dereck Blanco (@dereckblanco) February 25, 2023
Separatists claim responsibility for the bombings, demanding secession from south Cameroon – Western regions.
Earlier, in the south-west of Cameroon, in the city of Kumba, there were clashes between military personnel and separatists advocating the independence of the English-speaking regions, killing at least six people.
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