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Photos: Cameroon Overloaded Train Accident Death Toll Reaches 80, Over 600 Injured

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Photos: Cameroon Overloaded Train Accident Death Toll Reaches 80, Over 600 Injured

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Oct 24, 2016 – Pictures: Cameroon Overloaded Train Crash Death Toll Reaches 80, Over 600 Injured

Not less than 80 people died when a train carrying over 1000 people from Yaounde derailed off the track and somersaulted on Friday the 21st of October 2016.

The fatal accident which happened near central Cameroonian town of Eseka also injured over 600 people around 11:00am in the morning.

As at the time of this report, there are still corpses hidden in the wreckage of the overloaded train.

Cameroonian Transportation Minister, Mebe Ngo Edgar said today that the death toll will rise further because several of the train passengers are still unaccounted for.

The government yesterday appealed to the public to donate blood for the over 600 victims of the derailment who suffered serious injuries.

See more photos from the scene of the train derailment below.

What a tragedy!

May the souls of the victims rest in peace.

8 Comments

8 Comments

  1. Benso

    October 24, 2016 at 3:46 PM

    May their gentle souls rest in perfect peace and pray that the wounded would be healed in Jesus mighty name.

  2. D Hunter

    October 24, 2016 at 4:31 PM

    This is a tragetic harvest of deaths. So sad!
    May the dead rest in peace. Wishing the injured quick recovery.

    Smh…

  3. fifelomo

    October 24, 2016 at 4:50 PM

    SAD NEWS!!! May the souls of the departed rip. I wish the injured quick recovery.

  4. Metu Nyetu

    October 24, 2016 at 5:36 PM

    GOD OF MERCY!

  5. spayor

    October 24, 2016 at 10:08 PM

    This is really terrible…rip

  6. sola olaniyi

    October 25, 2016 at 10:20 AM

    what a national tragedy..

  7. Ankara

    October 26, 2016 at 8:27 AM

    This is terrible. Oh Cameroon land of promise and Glory. May God protects his own.( Africa)

  8. Ankara

    October 26, 2016 at 8:29 AM

    Lord be our driver at all times.

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