Friday, 21 October 2016

Train crash in Cameroon kills more than 50 people

Posted by Anup Baral | October 22, 2016 :
A packed passenger train has derailed in Cameroon, killing at least 55 people. Another 300 were injured. The casualty numbers are only provisional, and the figures may worsen. Another 14 people remained trapped in the wreckage hours later. The train was travelling between the country's two largest cities when it left the tracks for an as-yet unknown reason, and overturned. Emergency services rushed to the scene of the accident, near the train station of Eseka, some 120 kilometres west of Yaoun…

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