March 20, 2018 / 4:48 PM / a month ago

Tunisian engineer killed by kidnappers in southwest Cameroon - govt

YAOUNDE, March 20 (Reuters) - A Tunisian engineer was killed by his kidnappers in Anglophone Southwest Cameroon and his body was recovered in a rescue operation on Monday, Cameroon’s government said.

Government spokesman Issa Tchiroma Bakary said in a statement that another Tunisian engineer and two Cameroonian technicians kidnapped last week while working for the Tunisian road construction company Soroubat were rescued during the operation.

Reporting By Josiane Kouagheu; Writing by Aaron Ross; Editing by Edward McAllister

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