16 killed in Cameroon traffic accident

At least 16 people have been killed on Thursday morning in an accident on a highway in Awae, a locality of Cameroon’s Central region.

The police gave the confirmation of the deaths and said the accident occurred when a 70-seater passenger bus collided with a truck loaded with logs on the Yaounde-Bertoua highway.

Witnesses told our correspondent that children and women were among the dead.

At least 30 people who were injured in the accident were rushed to a local hospital, local authorities said.


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