Dozens dead after bus accident in Cameroon
Monday, May 31, 2010
The accident happened when the bus lost control, rolled down a hill into a ditch, and broke in half. Officials say the death toll may increase.
Traffic police official Fifen Idrissou told the Agence France-Presse news service: "At the scene we've identified around 30 bodies but the death toll could be much greater given that some of the injured evacuated before we arrived reportedly died. The bus lost control [...] 200 metres further on the bus hit a ditch. It rolled over several times," he said.
It wasn't immediately clear how many people were aboard the bus when it crashed.
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