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Cameroon's 'unrest' casualty figure uncertain [The Morning Call]

Cameroon's 'unrest' casualty figure uncertain [The Morning Call]

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Controversy is brewing in Cameroon over the number of casualties recorded during the recent unrest in the country’s anglophone region.

Hospital sources say at least fifteen people were killed, at a time when the opposition has reported about thirty following the independence proclamation protests.

But countering all of these claims is Cameroon’s Minister of Communication, Issa Tchiroma Bakary, who maintains that there were no more than ten deaths.

The anglophone separatists had tried to symbolically proclaim independence on Sunday leading to clashes in two English-speaking regions of the country.

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