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'Pray They Release the Kids': 79 Children Abducted from Christian School in Cameroon

Will Maule : Nov 6, 2018

[It happened] in the same area where, last week, U.S. missionary Charles Wesco was shot dead.

[] A government official said that the kidnapped group, who were taken in the city of Bamenda, the capital of the North-West region, included the school's principle. According to the BBC, a massive Army search is currently underway to locate those abducted. In recent months, Cameroon's North-West and South-West regions have been dogged by violence between English-speaking rebels and French-speaking government forces. (Screengrab via AFP)

Regional Governor, Adolphe Lele L'Afrique, said that separatist militants are to blame for the mass kidnapping, however no group has claimed official responsibility as of yet. The crime took place at Bamenda's Presbyterian Secondary School, which enrolls pupils aged between 10 and 14. The school's website describes the learning facility as a "co-educational Christian public boarding school"... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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