Neighbours at the Metta Quarter, Bamenda where the killing started 23 January, 2021), reveal hearing the kids pleading that they were not Ambazonian forces, but the French Cameroun military wasted no time in sniffing life out of them. Others say the young boys were at an abandoned building smoking cigarettes as they were too young to smoke in front of their elders. Video from the scene shows pool of blood where the kids were shot. The wailing in the neighbourhood was unanimous. The average age was 16. The killing brings to over 10 in two days. Three others were also executed by the same soldiers in Ntamulung Quarter in the same town of Bamenda (24 January, 2021). The three boys were minding their own affairs when the soldiers rounded them up and executed them by firing squad.