Practice Relating to Rule 11. Indiscriminate Attacks
Cameroon’s Instructor’s Manual (1992) prohibits “blind bombardment”.
Cameroon’s Instructor’s Manual (2006) states regarding the protection of populations outside the combat zone: “Indiscriminate attacks are prohibited.”
The manual also states that “an indiscriminate attack affecting the civilian population or civilian objects, knowing that this attack will cause excessive civilian losses and damage” constitutes a grave breach of IHL.
The manual further states: “Blind bombardments are formally prohibited just like any other disproportionate attack.”