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Cameroon – Samuel Eto’o: Footballer reacts to the train accident that killed 55 people

Written by Deckson N.

The Cameroonian international footballer did not remain insensitive to the tragedy that struck the country on Friday. On his Instagram account, he expressed, to have had a “bruised heart” vis-à-vis compassion for families and people affected by the deadly accident.

It is with a wounded heart and heavy eyelids that I address these words. Words that express my dismay following the train accident which occurred today in Cameroon and document my deep sympathy to the families of the victims. Some have lost a parent … others … a brother a sister … a child … a friend … And in such circumstances, I am aware that hope appears as a fragile buoy … Yet we must hang on. Hope must indeed be the last to die. COURAGE to all people of Cameroon.

 The results of this accident figures to 55 dead, 575 injured and 14 people still trapped in the cars of the train, according to the Minister of Transport.

The derailment occurred when a bridge collapsed in the night from Thursday to Friday on national No. 3 also linking Douala to Yaounde. Two accidents plaguing the country within 24 hours. On social networks, users are quick to call this day “Black Friday” for Cameroon.

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