16 killed in Cameroon road accident

Map of Cameroon. CGTN

At least 16 people have been killed Thursday morning in an accident on a highway in Awae, a locality of Cameroon’s Centre region where the capital Yaounde is located, according to the police.

The accident occurred when a 70-seater passenger bus collided with a truck loaded with logs on the Yaounde-Bertoua highway, said the same source.

Witnesses told Xinhua, children and women were among the dead.

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

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