US News Cameroon: 16 dead in the "accidental" fire of a discotheque of Yaoundé

17:25  23 january  2022
17:25  23 january  2022 Source:   leparisien.fr

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Des policiers et des gardes armées postés à l'entrée du club Livs, ce 23 janvier (Kenzo Tribouillard / AFP) © Valery Hache of the police and armed guards posted at the entrance of the Livs Club, 23 January (Kenzo Tribouillard / AFP) a Fire of accidental origin caused by fireworks killed at least 16 people on Saturday to Sunday in a discotheque of an upscale neighborhood of Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon, announced the government. This drama occurs while the country hosts the African Cup of Nations (CAN), The Queen's competition of African football. Deflagrations from the fireworks "an accidental fire" declared himself and "the first assessment reports 16 dead (...) and eight serious injuries," says the Ministry of Communication in a written statement. The incident occurred in the main room of Liv's Night Club, located in the Bastos district, which houses luxurious houses, embassies and diplomatic residences. "The drama, which has been caused by deflagrations from the fireworks usually used in these places, first, consumed the ceiling of the building, later causing two explosions of high amplitude, causing panic and The scramble, "continues the ministry. "It happened" "When we arrived, it was panic, there was a strong fire with a lot of smoke," said AFP under the anonymity a fire manager of Yaoundé , adding. "We counted 16 dead and five wounded". In the school yard, some calcined objects evoke a fire, but the façade of the disco is not destroyed or calcined, noted a reporter from AFP. "It was very fast, it was a little over 2 o'clock in the morning and the majority of guests arrive around 3 hours, it happened in the room, there are many victims," ​​assured the AFP a security officer present at the time of the drama.

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