- Two students of the University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have drowned in a man-made lake in Germany
- William Emmanuel Lartey and Akwesi Abbey went swimming in the lake when the unfortunate happened
Two students of the University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have reportedly drowned in Germany.
According to a report by the Daily Guide newspaper, the two drowned in a man-made lake near the Munich Airport.
William Emmanuel Lartey and Akwesi Abbey are said to have gone swimming in the lake, Pullinger Weiher, when they mysteriously lost their lives.
Reports suggest the deceased were on an exchange programme with the University of Freisin in Munich.
They had reportedly completed their programme of study and were scheduled to return to Ghana by the end of this month.
Little detail about their death has been given but it is understood that the two separated themselves from others while swimming for fear of being mocked over their poor swimming skills.
However, they rather swam into the deepest side of the man-made lake which led to them drowning.
German authorities have already contacted a Ghanaian in Germany to locate the relatives of the deceased.
Reports also suggest some Ghanaians in Germany, the University of Freisin and an airport union in Germany have taken steps to raise funds to fly the bodies of the deceased back home.
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