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Biafra Group Exchange Gunfire With Cameroon Forces At Bakassi Peninsula

Posted by Thandiubani on Mon 10th May, 2021 - tori.ng

A Biafran group, the Biafra Nations League has exchanged gunfire with Cameroon forces.

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A group fighting for the actualization of Biafra has exchanged gunfire with security forces from Cameroon.
 
According to DailyPost, the Biafra Nations League, BNL and a troop of the Cameroon Brigade d’Intervention Rapide, BIR engaged in gunfire on Saturday at Isangele, Bakassi Peninsula area.
 
The gunbattle reportedly left some members of the BIR dead.
 
The BNL Chief Head of Operations, Henry Edet, confirmed the attack in a brief statement saying, “Militant group loyal to BNL and Cameroon forces exchanged fire in Isangele, Bakassi Peninsula.”
 
He claimed the “Two Cameroon BIR dropped dead during an exchange of gunfire in Bakassi Peninsula.”
 
Recall that the BNL had recently revealed its plans to completely shut down the Gulf of Guinea, threatening to hoist the Biafran flag.
 
The group said it would carry out its threat of hoisting the Biafran flags in Bakassi Peninsula to mark the Biafra Day memorial.
 
Meanwhile, Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has issued a warning to top-ranking officers of the Nigerian army and police.
 
“If you’re the commander of troops in the Nigerian army or police, hear this: That you’re wearing a uniform and adorning a rank does not make you invincible,” he tweeted.
 
“If any #Biafran is killed on your orders, you will be hunted and punished, sooner than later. We’re taking stock and bidding our time.”
 


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