The fire broke out in Livs Night Club, Bastos, Yaoundé, Cameroon on the night of Saturday to Sunday, around 2 a.m.

According to the details of the first report, among the 17 deaths recorded, 14 were at the scene of the tragedy. The other three people died after being taken to the hospital

In addition, several dozen injured, some of whom were very serious, were taken care of in the emergency room of the Yaoundé central hospital.

Several members of the government of Cameroon were expected this Sunday morning at the scene of the tragedy.

“The injured are at the Yaoundé central hospital and at the Cury (Yaoundé Emergency Center, editor’s note). The dead people are still at the disaster site. Only one person, a deceased man, was deposited at the morgue of Le Jourdain hospital,” explained an official from the Livs Night Club reached by telephone by Cameroon-info.net