Truck crashes into shop in Cameroon killing 17

2014-10-18 06:30

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Yaounde - A truck crashed into a shop in Cameroon's capital Yaounde, killing 17 students, national radio reported on Friday.

The building in the neighbourhood of Monte des Soeurs was destroyed in the late Thursday accident, witness Aisha Mama told dpa.

The students were buying sweets at the shop. Several people were also seriously injured.

There was no immediate information on the reasons behind the crash.

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