Update: Death Toll from Cameroon Landslide Surpasses 40

Death toll rises

state media on Tuesday evening reported that at least 42 people were killed after their houses were swept away in a landslide caused by torrential rain in the western Cameroon city of Bafoussam.

Cameroon Radio Television (CRTV) showed images of rescuers desperately sifting through rubble for survivors.

"Searches are ongoing. We fear there are further deaths," a senior local official told AFP on condition of anonymity as nightfall neared.

A total of 42 bodies were taken to th…
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