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Tragedy Strikes as Stampede Leaves Dozens Injured at Lycée Bilingue d’Etoug-Ebe, Cameroon



On Monday morning, a stampede at Lycée Bilingue d’Etoug-Ebe in Yaoundé, the political capital of Cameroon, resulted in at least 106 students being injured.

The stampede unfolded as students, who were running late for school, rushed to enter through the closed school gate.

The chaotic situation led to a tragic turn of events, resulting in the loss of lives on-site and injuries to numerous others who were subsequently rushed to nearby health facilities.

Local and national authorities have swiftly responded to the crisis.

Medical teams, law enforcement, and psychologists were dispatched to the scene to provide immediate and necessary assistance.

The focus is on addressing the aftermath of this unexpected tragedy and ensuring the well-being of the affected students.

The incident highlights the need for enhanced safety measures and crowd control protocols, particularly during peak hours at educational institutions.

The authorities are expected to conduct a thorough investigation to determine the circumstances that led to the stampede and implement preventive measures to avoid such incidents in the future.

As the community mourns the loss of lives and supports those injured, the incident serves as a somber reminder of the importance of prioritizing safety and emergency preparedness in educational institutions.

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