Hundreds of protesters in Foumbot took to the streets and set fire to a courthouse after an inmate at a local prison died of medical issues that had gone unattended and ignored by the local authorities. Upon arriving at the scene, Cameroonian security forces opened fire with live rounds, killing at least 2.
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