Nyos 24 years after a presidential disaster

1986: Hundreds gassed in Cameroon lake disaster Retrospect of 21 August 1986, Nyos of the Menchum Division of the North.West  Region of Cameroon. At least 1,200 people were feared dead in Cameroon, West Africa, after a cloud of lethal gas escaped from a volcanic lake. The tragedy happened at Lake Nyos, about 200 miles (322…