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127 feared drowned as boat sinks off Cameroon -radio

Written by: Staff

YAOUNDE, Mar 23 (Reuters) Some 127 people were feared drowned after a boat carrying 150 passengers sank off the port of Kribi on Cameroon's Atlantic coast today, state radio said.

The boat was discovered by a local fisherman who alerted his colleagues and people living in coastal villages who rushed to the scene and rescued 23 people, the radio said.

Reuters DKS DB1904

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