Bodies of five Cameroonian citizens were found in an apartment in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku. Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations said in a statement.
“The Crisis Management Center received information that some helpless people are locked in an apartment in the Yasamal district of Baku,” the ministry said Sunday. The emergency response group arrived on the scene and found the bodies of five Cameroonian citizens, who had been renting the apartment.
Three of the five Cameroonian nationals, were players of an Azerbaijani amateur football, as reported by ApaSport, a local sports journal.
The investigation revealed that the Cameroonians – Njonyoh Nans Ekum, Nzemele Ezzambe Linus, Nikbenti Nombiye Leves, Senan Nike and Taken Pau Ata died from carbon monoxide poisoning in an apartment they had been renting in Baku.
It’s reported that Pau Taken, Nikbenti Nombiye Leves and Nzemele Ezzambe played for SabunchuSpor FC which takes part in an amateur football championship organized among villages and settlements of Baku.
According to information, Senan Nike was also a player of SabunchuSpor, but he was later removed from the club.