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Homemade bomb explodes in Cameroon’s capital

A small homemade bomb exploded in Cameroon’s capital wounding two people, the third minor explosion of its kind in Yaoundé in recent weeks.

It was not immediately clear who was behind the attack.

“It’s a homemade bomb like the two that exploded recently,” Yaoundé’s administrative officer Jean Claude Tsila told the Reuters news agency, declining to respond directly when asked who the authorities believed had made the explosives.

The attack was was also reported on state television:

Government forces have been fighting Anglophone separatists in western Cameroon since 2016, but the conflict is more than 200km (120 miles) from the capital.