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Cameroon: Gov’t publishes list of Eseka train victims

At least 744 persons were injured during the Eseka train accident that occured in 2016, the Government of Cameroon has said.

The figures are revealed in a recent document published by the Secretary General at the Prime Minister’s Office, Seraphin Magloire Fouda on Friday August 2.

According to the communiqué from the Prime Minister’s Office, the victims can start consulting the list at the Prime Minister’s Office on August 9.

It should be recalled that the train accident that occured in Eseka on October 16 left at least 79 persons dead according to official figures.

The Head of State later ordered for investigations to be opened into the accident and appropriate measures taken for such not to repeat itself again.

Since then families of victims have dragged Camrail, the company involved in the accident to court as legal battles ensue while the government had disbursed over a billion FCFA as compensation for victims.

Published on 03.01.2023

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