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Cameroon – Labor Day: One dead and many injured recorded during the Labor Day parade in Douala

Written by Deckson N.

A man died in Douala on Monday after a stampede around the grand stand parade.

A 35-year-old man, cable operator, died on Monday, at the place called, valley Besséké, place reserved for parades (march past) in Douala, the economic metropolis.

The death occurred, following a stampede, around the Labor Day parade, according concordant testimonies coming from the economic metropolis.

The stampede also caused several serious injuries.

This drama did not prevent the unfolding of the parade of the workers, in Douala, as on the whole country.

As part of the 131st edition of Labor Day, the workers of Cameroon answered present.

They seized the opportunity of their parade, to convey messages that revolve around their conditions.

As a reminder, less than 30% of workers in Cameroon have decent jobs.

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Deckson N.

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