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Southern Cameroons Crisis: Inmates escape from prison in Kumbo after fire incident

 Some prisoners are reported to have escaped from the Kumbo principal prison early this morning. This is owing to the fire incident that occured at the prison located in Meluf Kumbo. Thick black smoke could be seen in the sky so early in the morning. inhabitants observing from far away thought it was burning of tyres but that was not the case. Part if the penitentiary facility had gone down to ashes. 

Inmates took the incident as an opportunity to escape. some of them did but the prison guards on duty there struggled to prevent the others from disappearing into bushes. The remaining 137 inmates have been transferred to Bamenda, while investigations are going on. Since the moment of the escape, there has been gunshots and teargasing all over. 

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