Cameroon repels major CAR rebel incursion

From BBC Africa: Cameroon ‘repels CAR gun attack’

Cameroon’s army has repelled a cross-border raid by gunmen from the Central African Republic (CAR), killing six of the attackers and capturing one of them, the defence ministry says.

A soldier and a villager were also killed in the clashes on Saturday, it said.

What this headline and blurb don’t say is that the total number of attackers was estimated to be four hundred. It’s believed the rebel group crossed the border in an effort to free their captured leader, who had previously been arrested by the government in Cameroon because he was trying to destabilize the Central African Republic from within their territory.

Basically, Cameroon doesn’t even have time for your mess, CAR.

Bill Humphrey

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