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Investigation commences into Akwaboso gasoline explosion which killed 2, hurt 5


Officers from the Police and Ghana Countrywide Fireplace Company have begun investigations into a fuel explosion in a community gold refinery store at Akwaboso in the Higher Denkyira West District of the Central Region.

Two folks died whilst 5 other folks are critically hurt adhering to the explosion on Sunday.

Akwasi, 34, and Yaw Asare, 29, died as they had been claimed to be nearer to a gasoline cylinder made use of by the gold refinery.

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Both equally law enforcement and fire company staff had been known as to the scene at about 9 a.m on Sunday

Officers from the law enforcement and Nationwide Fire Assistance were being termed in adhering to a by the assemblyman of the Subin-Akwaboso electoral place Sunday morning at about 9 a.m.

Three other people who are not staff of the refinery company but sustained varying levels of burn up injuries have been admitted at the Bibiani Authorities Medical center.

“When we received there, we observed that the agency’s premises had been wholly demolished. It was absolutely shattered.

The blast afflicted 5 houses that have been quite close to the scene. Some had their roofing sheets eradicated although other individuals had components of their structures broken.

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Three people today are in critical ailment

“There were two other residences which had been 70-meters away that we frequented.  We observed that their ceiling in their bedrooms and halls have all collapsed,” reported Diaso District Commander, DSP Osei Adu Agyemang informed JoyNews.

In accordance to DSP Adu Agyemang, police experienced to search for the dismembered entire body areas of the deceased scattered all more than the location.

“We also uncovered that there was this guy they gave the title as Akwasi the a single who was refining the gold.

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The deceased were making use of domestic gas cylinders to refine gold when the explosion occured

“We identified a dismembered, scattered human body [parts] all around and we were told that was the body of Akwasi. So we have to go round, collect all all those pieces of the tissues. Some were even located hanging on rooftops. We have to take out all these and then set in a polythene bag.”

The hurt who have been initial rushed to the Subin Overall health Center have been discovered as Kwadwo Opoku, 34 Amos, 34, and Louis Quicoo, 30.

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