The students and bus driver kidnapped from a Cameroon boarding school were released by their captors and reunited with their families on Tuesday. Of the 78 students, two remain missing in addition to the school’s principal and a teacher. The kidnappers reportedly asked students if their parents held high-ranking government positions.
A headteacher and at least 78 students were kidnapped from their school in Cameroon on Monday. The kidnapping took place near Bamenda and was carried out by a group of armed men calling themselves Amba boys in reference to the state of Ambazonia. The kidnappers released a video and a search operation is underway.