Saturday, 22 October 2016

At least 55 people dead as overloaded train derails Cameroon

At least 55 people were killed and 575 were left injured after an overloaded passenger train in Cameroon derailed on Friday (21 October), the government said. Authorities also added that fourteen people remained trapped under the wreckage.
Government spokesman Issa Tchiroma said that the injured could not be evacuated until rail travel was re-established and added that the death toll was expected to rise.
(credit:  Divya Kishore ibtimes)

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