16 die, 21 injured in collapse building

The death toll of victims of the 4 storey building that collapsed in Douala 5 sub division has risen to 16 with 3 children aged 8 months, 1 year and 1year and a half, official figures have revealed.

As at now, 21 persons are receiving treatment in various health facilities in Douala and the fire fighting unit has announced a search for missing persons will wrap up on Monday.

On Sunday night, a 4 storey building with 31 persons collapsed at Mobil Guinness-Ange Raphael in the Douala 5 sub division leaving many in pain and tears.

The minister of housing and urban development Celestine Ketcha will pay a visit to the site of incident.

Source: Cameroon News Agency