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16 killed in Cameroon traffic accident

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Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/RayyanAlhassan, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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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 Xinhua 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. (Xinhua/NAN)

 

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