According to an anonymous railway worker:
"There are many injured. We are still in the phase of evaluating the situation.Another source added:
"We cannot give even a provisional toll."
"There was a loud noise. I looked back and the wagons behind us left the rails and started rolling over and over. There was a lot of smoke,"The incident took place in the town of Eseka, 120 km west of Yaounde, Bollore Railways, the company which owns the ill-fated train said. The Camrail train had been carrying 1300 passengers instead of its capacity of 600, an official statement revealed.