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Nightclub Blaze in Cameroon Kills 16 and Counting
TRAGIC NIGHT OUT
Read it at New York Times
Indoor fireworks set a nightclub in Cameroon’s capital of Yaoundé ablaze early Sunday morning, killing at least 16 and leaving 8 others with serious injuries. Liv Nightclub’s ceiling first caught fire from the fireworks. Two explosions broke out as a result of the ceiling fire, followed by panic and a stampede out of the club. Cameroon’s president, Paul Biya, has ordered an investigation into the fire, which took place as Cameroon hosts the annual Africa Cup of Nations, a soccer tournament with teams from 24 African countries.