Residents of City Chemist, Small Mankon, and Commercial Avenue Bamenda shot down business places and go to bed at 3pm as the military invade the neighborhood searching for those who killed a policeman.
Reports say an office caught fire at City Chemist as gendarmerie elements, the police and firefighters moved in and fighting has ensued.
“I’m at the Big Mankon entrance now and many people have taken to their heels to safer places while stores and shops have closed down as at now..” said a resident.
Other information says a police inspector was killed, leading to the outrage by security forces and causing panic as the population ran for their lives.
“Everyone in Bamendada is on a run as I speak, serious shooting going on…The police here just firing and firing,” said one of them.
All major towns are in shutdown.
Another source says, “Food market in Bamenda has just closed due to gunshots. The rumor is that an inspector of police has been killed. At hospital junction”.
The Killing of two Policemen in Bamenda by Ambazonia fighters has resulted in hours of gunshots, destruction, and looting.