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Tension in Bakassi as Biafra militants behead 3 Cameroonian Gendarmes



Tension in Bakassi as Biafra militants behead 3 Cameroonian Gendarmes
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There is accelerating tension in the border communities between Nigeria and Cameroon within the Bakassi Peninsula as perceived Biafra militants, known as Black Marine of the Biafra Nations League, beheaded three Cameroonian Gendarmes and took away their heads.

National Daily Newspaper gathered that Biafra militants believed to be members of the Black Marine beheaded three members of the Cameroon Gendarmes in Isangele subdivision, an area in Bakassi Peninsula inhabited by ethnic groups of Southeast Nigeria origin, in the early hours of Tuesday.


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Sources, who sought anonymity, narrated that about four members of the Black Marine, who were on mask, were sailing on a big speed boat, with fishing net at 5.00am on Tuesday morning, on sighting their prey, abandoned the speed boat and dive into the waters.

They took their victims by surprise, according to our sources, when they “jumped out from the water shooting one Gendarmerie and beheaded two at a spot, taking their guns and their heads.”

The sources said that the militants have the tradition of keeping the head of any beheaded soldier in their camps.


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National Daily Newspaper also gathered that tension is being heightened in the Peninsula as the Rapid d’intervention Battalions (BIR) of the Cameroonian Armed Forces have embarked on “manhunt for the leader of the Black Marine after a deadly suicide bomb attack that killed seven BIR members”.

National Daily Newspaper further gathered that the Operational Coordinator of Biafra Nations League (BnL), Henry Edet, celebrated that his group is excited to hear that the bomb attack killed Biafra enemies, in this case, soldiers of the Cameroon military.

The Black Marine has been the military wing of the Biafra Nations League expressing their agitation for the Sovereign State of Biafra in the Bakassi Peninsula and the Gulf of Guinea in the water ways of Nigeria and Cameroon on the outskirt of the continental shelf of the Atlantic Ocean.

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