Cameroon plane under fire, passenger plane attacked during landing


Cameroon plane under fire, passenger plane attacked during landing.

A passenger plane was attacked at the Bamenda Airport in Cameroon’s troubled English-speaking region of Northwest early Sunday, according to local authorities.

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Gunmen fired at the aircraft belonging to state-run Cameroon Airlines Corporation (Camair-Co) as it was landing on the tarmac.

No one was hurt in the attack but the bullets hit the left-wing and pierced through into the cabin of the plane, according to security reports.

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“Security forces quickly intervened and repelled the attack,” an army officer who asked not to be named told Xinhua.

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Sunday’s attack was the first on a passenger plane since an armed conflict started in the English-speaking regions of Northwest and Southwest in 2017.


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