Cameroon – DOuala: A shop collapsed in the Port of Douala and makes one death

Written by Deckson N.

The store would have yielded under the weight of the weather. The facts date back to the night of 28 to 29 June 2017.

This information is relayed by the daily newspaper Le Jour of July 4, 2017. A store of the agro-food company Olam-Cam collapsed. The accident that occurred on the night of June 28 to June 29, 2017 caused the death of a person. A police source specifies that the deceased is a tether. This information was confirmed by firefighters. According to the daily, the collapse of this warehouse located in the Port of Douala would be caused by bad weather. “It was to be expected. There were cracks everywhere but nobody repaired, “a port official said.

In addition to the death of the skipper, there was material damage noted the newspaper. Hundreds of tons of wheat have been put at risk. Vehicles parked outside the building were hit by rubble. “The real problem is that the wheat was dumped on the ground without conditioning. More serious the rains of the last days have aggravated the situation, ” said a warehouse manager to the newspaper. The latter indicates that the next few hours, one could witness the inspection of all the warehouses by the port authorities.


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