Over 100 reported dead with dozens injured in Tarkwa Bogoso explosion – Watch Video
Scores are feared dead in a gas explosion that occurred at Apiate between Bogoso and Bawdie in the Western Region this afternoon.
The Police says it has, in collaboration with other emergency service providers, “activated a full emergency recovery exercise.”
The cause of the incident is yet to be confirmed but sources say it is gas-related.
Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) officials have been seen conveying what looked like bodies out of the rubble.
In a Tweet, the Police urged all residents to remain calm as “we manage this unfortunate situation.”
Visuals emanating from the area show residents lamenting the devastation caused by the explosion.
Watch the video below…..
First emerging footage from the gas explosion scene near Bogoso.
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