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Voting was disrupted in Francophone Cameroon's two English-speaking regions, where a separatist movement has unleashed a brutal government crackdown.
After voting got underway Sunday, security forces shot dead three suspected separatists who had allegedly fired at passersby from a motorcycle in Bamenda, the main city in the northwest region.
Despite not having any identity papers after fleeing and therefore being unable to vote, Aboulaye vocally supports President Paul Biya.
"The gunmen attacked under cover of darkness," the source said, using a ladder to scale the rear wall before battering down the prisoners' cell doors.
The attack launched by armed men on Saturday night is the latest violence in the restive region, where English-speaking separatists have declared an independent state.
Football in the land of the "Indomitable Lions" -- due to host the African Cup of Nations just months from now -- is struggling.
As per United Nations report, 60,000 people have been internally displaced and 20,000 have sought refuge in neighbouring Nigeria.
Cameroon great Roger Milla has told AFP that he never received the credit he deserved for his World Cup goalscoring exploits.
Six villagers were killed overnight in northern Cameroon in an attack attributed to Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadist group
The identity of those killed was not immediately clear, with the army describing them as "terrorists" and villagers saying they were criminals.
Three weightlifters and two boxers have not been seen since Tuesday, triggering suspicion they had fled with no intention of returning home.
Cameroon's government is fighting insurgents demanding a separate state for the two regions.
A brace from Christian Bassogog after Vincent Aboubakar had opened the scoring in Kuwait City put the 'Indomitable Lions' in control before Yaqoub al Tararwa got a consolation goal.
The conflict between rebels and the army has become increasingly serious, as separatists urge the armed forces and government officials to leave the territory.