It was a sad and heartbreaking moment when bodies of four boys who got drowned at the Bosumtwi-Sam Fishing Harbour in Sekondi last Sunday were laid to rest on Thursday, November 29.
This was after a burial service had been held for them at Ketan in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis.
The four got drowned when they attempted to rescue another person who was allegedly drowning in the sea.
According to a report YEN.com.gh sighted on Adomonline.com, the deceased were part of about 15 youths who had gone to the Skyy Beach Haven, near the fishing harbour, to have fun that day.
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The names of the deceased, all residents of Ketan near Sekondi,were identified as as Frank Amankwaa aka ‘Juju,’ and 18-year-old form three student of a senior high school in Sekondi and Joseph Bonful, 20, former student of a technical school in Takoradi.
The rest are Agya Ackon, aka “Off” and one Evans, who was a welder at Ketan, near Sekondi.
Surprisingly, the person the four persons attempted to rescue, whose name was given only as Julius, 19, and a member of a local brass band group, survived.
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Julius is currently receiving treatment at the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital in Sekondi.
This accident comes just a few days after YEN.com.gh reported the deaths of five schoolgirls from Assin-Atobease who were run over by an articulator truck while they were attempting to cross the Yamoransa-Kumasi Highway which passes through the town after closing from school.
The burial of these girls, one week after their accident, was also a sad and heartbreaking spectacle.
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