Police uncover explosive device in Cameroon’s government building

An improvised explosive device was uncovered by Cameroonian security forces in a government building in the capital Yaounde, and it was deactivated with no casualties, police said.

The device was planted Monday morning in the Ministry of Public Service and Administrative Reforms building where over 100 civil servants work, according to the police.

Police said the device was brought into the building as a parcel.

It was not immediately clear who was behind the failed attack, which was also reported on state television CRTV.

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