Operation Bui 1: 12 separatist fighters neutralised, camps destroyed


Colonel Matiang Charles Alain, commander of the 51st motorized infantry brigade has disclosed that 12 separatist fighters have neutralised, several camps destroyed and locally fabricated weapons retrieved in Bui Division by forces of law and order during an operation dubbed "Operation Bui 1".

The information was disclosed to Brigadier General Nka Valere, commander of the 5th Joint military region and other military officials during a visit to Kumbo to evaluate the 8-days operation.


The operation which lasted for 8-days saw the military destroying camps in Yelum, Verkovi, Tatum, Nkor and Kumbo.

"General Asan" was also neutralised, others injured during the operation.

During the process, a weapon manufacturing camp and a training camp was destroyed by the military and several locally fabricated weapons recovered.

Speaking during the evaluation in Kumbo, Tuesday March 2, 2021, Brigadier General Nka Valere saluted the defense and security forces for their resilience in the operation despite loosing some soldiers at their entry into Kumbo.


While saluting the resilience of the defense and security forces, General Nka Valere said "fighting must continue until total peace returns to Kumbo".

He called on the soldiers to respect the human rights principles in war times and reminded them that it is unacceptable to kill innocent people and rape in the course of war amongst others.

He also called on them to respect the barrier measures against Covid-19 wherever they find themselves.


Earlier, the Senior Divisional Officer for Bui, Lanyuy Harry while welcoming the delegations disclosed that for two weeks now, the separatist fighters have been raging havoc in the division.

Brigadier General Nka Valere was accompanied by the commander of the 5th Gendamerie region, Brigadier General Ekongwese Divine, Gousmo Emile regional delegate of national security and Colonel Boum Bissoue Raymond the legion commander.

By Nji Nelson Chefor

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