YAOUNDE – English-speaking separatists have around eighty students abducted from a secondary school in west of Cameroon. That report church authorities and legerbronnen. The kidnapping is officially not yet claimed.
The kidnapping would be intended to create chaos in the English-speaking part of the country. The majority of the roughly 23 million inhabitants of the Central African state of Cameroon speak French, only a minority near the border with Nigeria is English. This minority feels already long injured by the French-speaking majority. The conflict is in 2017 escalated, The English-speaking people to strive become an own state after.
The massaontvoering looks like the invasion of the islamic terrorist organization Boko Haram at a school in Nigeria in 2014, when more than two hundred mainly christian girls were abducted.