Cameroon Train Accident 55 Dead, Approximately 600 Injured: When an extra 9 wagons were added to the train with 8 wagons in Cameroon, a disaster occurred. The overcrowded train derailed and rolled over. 55 people died, 600 people were injured.
At least 55 people died in the train accident that took place in Cameroon, and about 600 people were injured. The passenger train from the capital Yaounde to the port city of Douala derailed and rolled over.
TRAIN EXTREMELY FULL
The accident happened near the train station in the town of Eseka, about 120 kilometers west of Yaounde. Transport Minister Edgard Alain Mebe Ngo'o said in a statement about the accident that the train was too full.
NUMBER OF DEATH
After the train crash, the teams that are sent to the region continue their work. A comprehensive investigation into the accident was launched. Cameroonian officials say the death toll may increase.
"I SEE THE RAILS SEVERED AND TUMBLED WHEEL"
“There was a huge noise,” one eyewitness told Reuters. I looked back and saw the wagons behind him split off the rails and roll over over and over again. ”
ADDED BY 8 WAGON
The eyewitness reported that before leaving Yaounde, railway workers said that an extra 9 wagons were added to the train, which normally has 8 wagons.