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One Victim Of The Buea Explosions Dies

by Atlantic Chronicles
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One of the victims of the three explosions that occurred on Saturday, February 25 in Buea during the Mount Cameroon race of hope has died.

By Andrew Nsoseka and Njodzeka Danhatu

(UPDATED) One of the victims of the three explosions that occurred on Saturday, February 25 in Buea during the Mount Cameroon race of hope has died.

Linda Nji died at the Buea Regional Hospital about 4am on Tuesday, February 28, 2023.

Linda Nji and her three children, alongside her two brothers stood beside the car where the second explosion went off at Bunduma in Buea.

She and her children and two brothers got injured and were rushed to the Buea Regional Hospital where she was placed under intensive care. Before dying, only her husband of the family members had access to her, The Post learnt.

At the late victim’s home, AC learnt that her two brothers have been discharged but her children are still receiving treatment. The family said Linda Nji’s corps has been placed at the Buea Regional Hospital Mortuary while awaiting Burial.

Two other victims of the attack at the Bonduma neighbourhood AC learnt, were referred to Douala for intensive and specialist care in Douala because of the bodily damages they incurred.

On Saturday, over 20 people got injured among three athletes who were participating in the 50th edition of the Mount Cameroon Race of Hope.  The attack occurred at Biaka Junction, Bunduma and Great Soppo – all localities in Buea.

One of the factions of the separatist movement, ADF which clamouring for an independent nation in Cameroon’s English region claimed responsibility for the attacks, however, a coalition of separatist fighters in the two region in an outing warned the ADF leadership in the diaspora, against claiming responsibility for attacks “they know nothing about”.

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