BRUSSELS (AP) — A separatist leader whose group claimed responsibility for the deadly attack on the Togolese team bus warns that more violence could take place during the African Cup but says only Angolan soldiers will be targeted.
Rodrigues Mingas of the Front for the Liberation of the Enclave of Cabinda spoke to The Associated Press by telephone on Tuesday.
Mingas says the Angolan region of “Cabinda is at war, there is no truce.”
Three people were killed and eight wounded in Friday’s attack on the bus heading to the football (soccer) tournament. Mingas says the attackers were only targeting soldiers guarding the bus but would continue to attack Angolan forces.
On Tuesday, he said Angolan soldiers providing security at the stadium in Cabinda, where four more games are to be played, could be attacked.