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Land fall in Cameroon: at least 14 dead and 140 missing

Research is continuing at the Ngouache district of Bafoussam in western Cameroon where a landslide occurred in the night of yesterday. Rescuers have released 14 bodies of rubble, and there are more than 40 disappeared according to residents.

The tragedy occurred Monday in the afternoon, following heavy rains that fell on the ground. According to preliminary reports, thirteen houses were ravaged and vehicles were badly damaged in Bafoussam.

The city is located in western Cameroon.

Relief services are hard at work on the ground trying to find buried people.

Land fall in Cameroon: at least 14 dead and 140 missing
The landslide in Bafoussam

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