Three students of the Taraba State University died after they were hit by falling trees during a rainstorm at the Bouba Njidda National Wild Life Park in Cameroon.
Sanusi Sa’ad, deputy registrar, information and publication of the university, made the disclosure in an interview with NAN on Wednesday.
Sa’ad said the incident occurred on April 16 during a devastating rainstorm.
He said the deceased were 400 level students of the biological science department of the university on a research trip to Cameroon.
The spokesman named the dead students as Nancy Sam-Achak, Grace Thomas and Yusuf Mohammed, the president of the department’s students’ association.
He said Robert Houmso, head of the biological science department, and 16 other students were also injured during the incident.
According to Sa’ad, all the injured people were currently receiving treatment at the Garoua Hospital in Cameroun.
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