Dozens Killed in Cameroon Landslide, Others Remain Missing

Dozens Killed in Cameroon Landslide, Others Remain Missing (News Central TV)

At least 14 mourners were killed and several others injured after a landslide in Damas neighbourhood in Yaounde, Cameroon on Sunday, the regional governor told state broadcaster CRTV.

“The search is continuing to find other bodies under the earth,” Naseri Paul Bea, governor of the Centre region stated.

The people had converged to mourn members of their families who had died.

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Paul Bea arrived early to coordinate humanitarian responses Sunday evening with security agents who deployed pick-up vans to move bodies covered by white sheets to the hospital.

Emergency responders dug through the rubble alongside dozens of residents frantically searching for loved ones.

The disaster happened in the working-class district of Damas, on the eastern outskirts of the capital.

A police cordon prevented reporters from getting closer to the scene of the disaster.

This is a developing story.

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