9 people have been killed following the collapse of a gold mine in the East region of French Cameroun. The tragedy occurred in Ngoura, a district in the Lom-and-Djerem Division headquartered in Bertoua.
The commune of Ngoura, bordering the Central African Republic is hosting a sea of gold prospectors mainly of Cameroonian and Central African nationalities.
According to the Francophone dominated security service in Bertoua, the bodies of the 9 victims were found, identified and handed over to their respective families. They will be buried in the coming days.
By Rita Akana