According to information reaching Cameroon Concord, there have been bloody clashes between the Bassa'a and Haoussa communities in New - Bell quarters of Douala in the night of Wednesday, 15. March 2017 breaking Thursday. Eyewitnesses say the clashes erupted after the arrest of two robbers of the Houssa tribe in New-Bell.
The latter were tortured to death by the New-Bell population.The self justice act perpetuated on the robbers prompted a retaliation from the Haoussa community, who decided to avenge their brothers death.
At the time of filing this report, local media sources had been speaking to dozens of the wounded with some in very critical situations. No deaths were reported yet.
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