Cameroon: Police open fire on protesters in Douala
Anti-riot police in Douala have opened fire on protesters in Douala after they took to streets to answer the call the Cameroon Renaissance Movement for peaceful protests against what the describe as electoral hold-up and the violence in the North West and South West regions.
Two prominent figures of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement, Michelle Ndoki and Celestin Djamen were shot on the leg and taken to the hospital in Douala as police dispersed protesters.
Michelle Ndoki, a firebrand lawyer and Vice President of the Women’s wing of the party confirmed she had been shot four times on the leg on Saturday morning as she led scores of protesters on the street.
The President of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement Maurice Kamto who was on his way to Douala in the morning has also taken on the streets.
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