Mamfe, 05 October, 2023 / 9:03 pm (ACI Africa).
The member of the Mill Hill Missionaries (MHM), who was shot and seriously injured on September 26 when militants attacked St. Martin of Tour's Kembong Parish of the Diocese of Mamfe in Southwest Cameroon has undergone surgery and is recovering well.
MHM members published a Wednesday, October 4 update on the health of Fr. Elvis Mbagsi, noting that their Cameroonian confrere, who was shot alongside teachers at the school run by the Catholic mission, is out of danger.
“Father Elvis and the three teachers who were also shot and wounded have responded very well to treatment,” the Parish Priest of St. Martin of Tour's Kembong, Fr. Tiberius Vuni is quoted as saying.
Fr. Vuni adds, “Elvis underwent a surgical procedure on Sept. 29 and one of the teachers did the same on the 2nd of October. All of them had a successful procedure and are in good spirits.”
According to the MHM Parish Priest, a female teacher who had a double bullet shot in her legs has been discharged and is doing well.