Landslide kills 14 people attending a funeral in Cameroon

Landslide kills 14 people attending a funeral in cameroon

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Landslide kills 14 people attending a funeral in Cameroon” – below is their description.

Rescue workers in Cameroon’s capital, Yaounde, are searching for dozens of bodies buried in a landslide on Sunday. People were attending a funeral when an embankment collapsed, killing at least 14 people.

Al Jazeera’s @Kristina Harrow-Zim reports.

Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.


About This Source - Al Jazeera English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Recent from Al Jazeera English:

Egyptian TikTokers on terror charges over video satire | Al Jazeera Newsfeed

Zelenskyy calls Kramatorsk blast the ‘daily reality of our country’

Australia cardinal funeral: Protests as George Pell laid to rest

In This Story: Cameroon

Cameroon, officially the Republic of Cameroon, is a country in Central Africa and West Africa.

Cameroon is home to over 250 native languages spoken by nearly 25 million people. Cameroon became a German colony in 1884 known as Kamerun. In 1960, the French-administered part of Cameroon became independent. The southern part of British Cameroons federated with it in 1961 to form the Federal Republic of Cameroon. The federation was abandoned in 1972. The country was renamed the United Republic of Cameroon in 1972 and the Republic of Cameroon in 1984.

The official languages of Cameroon are French and English. Its religious population consists of 70.7% Christians and 24.4% Muslims. It is governed as a Unitary presidential republic and has good relations with the major powers of France, the United Kingdom and China.

The largest cities in population-terms are Douala on the Wouri River, its economic capital and main seaport, Yaoundé, its political capital, and Garoua.

The country is well known for its successful national football team.

2 Recent Items: Cameroon

Ukraine, Peru, Columbia & other topics – Daily Press Briefing (11 January 2023)

Aid agencies in Nigeria under pressure as more refugees arrive

Leave a Comment

We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.