Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 8. Definition of Military Objectives
Section I. Presence of civilians within or near military objectives
Cameroon’s Instructor’s Manual (2006) states:
[The following] are considered military objectives:
- objects which by virtue of their existence or destruction contribute in whatever way to military action. Civilians located within a military objective or in its surroundings immediately share the danger to which it is exposed. 
Cameroon, Droit des conflits armés et droit international humanitaire, Manuel de l’instructeur en vigueur dans les forces de défense, Ministère de la Défense, Présidence de la République, Etat-major des Armées, 2006, p. 92, § 352.12; see also p. 134, § 412.12.