A strong explosion reported in Yaoundé: A bomb explosion occurred this Saturday, July 2 at the Mokolo market in Yaoundé.

A loud explosion sounded a few moments ago at the Mokolo market in Yaoundé. According to the first witnesses on the spot, it would be a homemade bomb, causing general panic in this busy market. Several people are said to have been injured following this explosion, the origin of which remains unknown for the time being.

On the first images relayed on the web, we see that a security perimeter has been established by the police while waiting to elucidate the contours of this incident. Explosions in the heart of the Cameroonian capital are rare, but this market was targeted by one such explosion last year.