79 abducted pupils freed in troubled Cameroon region

79 abducted pupils freed in troubled Cameroon region

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79 abducted pupils freed in troubled Cameroon region

Seventy-nine school pupils abducted by gunmen this week in a troubled English-speaking region of Cameroon have been freed, the country’s communications minister told AFP Wednesday.

"All 79 students have been released," said Issa Bakary Tchiroma, without giving details of the circumstances under which they were set free.

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