Nigeria News –
Troops carrying out raids in a western region of Cameroon have actually eliminated 24 individuals referred to as separatists, a general who heads operations in the English-speaking zones has actually said.
General Valere Nka told state radio Wednesday the army had actually performed two significant operations in current days to combat separatists in the Northwest region, where a dispute emerged nearly 3 years ago, as well as in the Southwest area.
Nka had told CRTV television late Tuesday that 13 “terrorists” were eliminated in a first raid in the towns of Bali, Batibo and Widikum where separatists had barricaded a roadway causing neighbouring Nigeria.
Another 11 were eliminated at a separatist camp in the town of Mbokam, and soldiers seized about a dozen weapons, Nka said.
He gave no dates for the 2 incidents.
Rights keeps track of routinely condemn abuses committed against civilians by both sides in the conflict, which has claimed more than 3,000 lives and required at least 700,000 from their houses.
Years of grievances at viewed discrimination by the francophone majority turned into a declaration in October 2017, which was followed by a federal government crackdown.