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Cameroon: Govt dispatches interministerial mission to Kumba

The government of Cameroon has dispatched an interministerial mission to Kumba, South West Region of Cameroon where at least seven…

The government of Cameroon has dispatched an interministerial mission to Kumba, South West Region of Cameroon where at least seven children were brutally killed at a school on Saturday, October 24.

The delegation will be led by the Minister of Territorial Admnistration Paul Atanga Nji accompanied by the Minister of Secondary Education, Nalova Lyonga and the Minister of Basic Education, Professor Laurent Serge Etoundi Ngoa

The interministerial delegation that arrived Douala on Monday eveving will officially begin the visit to Kumba on Tuesday where they will visit the school where the incident took place and equally visit the bereaved families.

The seven  children were killed last Saturday, October 24 when armed men invaded the Mother Francisca international bilingual school in Fiango, Kumba, opening fire randomly before taking off. Over a dozen others injured are currently receiving treatment at various health facilities in the South West Region.

Last Saturday’s killings have drawn widespread condemnation from the civil society, political class, diplomatic missions as well as the international community.