Kintampo accident: Passengers burnt beyond recognition given mass burial (photos)

Kintampo accident: Passengers burnt beyond recognition given mass burial (photos)

Over 35 persons who were burnt to death in the accident which happened near Kintampo on Friday, March 22 have been buried in a mass grave.

As earlier reported by YEN.com.gh, 56 died following the collision of two buses in the early hours of Friday, March 22, 2019 on the Tamale-Kintampo Highway.

The accident which happened at Amoma, a village near Kintampo in the Kintampo North Municipality involved a VVIP Kia bus with registration number GT 3915- 17 from Garu in the Upper East Region heading towards Kumasi with a KIA Grandbird bus with registration number GT 5694-18 from Accra and heading for Bolgantaga.

Kintampo accident: Passengers burnt beyond recognition given mass burial (photos)

Kintampo accident: Passengers burnt beyond recognition given mass burial (photos)
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The two buses carrying a total of 108 passengers collided with the one from Garu heading towards Kumasi bursting up in flames and burning all passengers onboard to death.

It is these passengers that were burnt beyond recognition that were laid to rest in a mass burial at the Jema cemetery Saturday morning.

In photos sighted by YEN.com.gh, it could be seen that the dead bodies had been packed into sacks put int he mass grave with some men covering the coverage.

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The mass burial was witnessed by the District Chief Executive (DCE) for Garu, Emmanuel Asore disclosed that he lost a family member while his presiding member lost five relatives in the accident.

In an interview with TV3, the Garu DCE said “we believe it is designed by God so we accept it," adding that this accident should be a wake up call to government, the police and all Ghanaians to take steps to prevent some the carnage on our roads.

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