Photo of 'death trap' where tax-paying community fetch 'living water' causes stir

Photo of 'death trap' where tax-paying community fetch 'living water' causes stir

- A disturbing picture from the Bugya in the West Mamprusi district in the North East region of Ghana has surfaced on social media

- The picture shows a well with huge cracks where the community get their water for everyday use

- The photo was made public by a disturbed Facebook user

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A sad picture of a community where community members fetch water for everyday use has surfaced on social media.

The photo shows a dilapidated Cartesian well with huge 'passable' cracks around which the members of the community manage to get water for daily use.

The picture of the 'death trap' was made public by a known Facebook activist by name Victor Gates.

It is indicated that the 'death trap' exists in a town named Bugya in the West Mamprusi district in the North East region of Ghana.

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In the photo sighted by YEN.com.gh, a young boy was captured as he was about to draw some water from the well.

A woman who may be his mother was seen standing a stone throw away as she stared at him waiting for him to finish his task.

The well appears to be a highly patronized one as there were metallic basins lined up awaiting their turn of getting filled up.

Another woman was also spotted in the background. The gentleman who shared the photo was highly disturbed as was revealed by his words:

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"A Facebook user Victor Gates who shared a photo of the death trap and how the people manage to get water from it pleaded for help from the Ghanaian authorities.

"I wonder if the same God in Europe is the same as the one in Africa...It's sad when I see these things.

"Someone should forward this and create awareness for the government to rescue these people. This is Bugya in the Walewale District. Please share to rescue these people"

See the post below:

There have been interesting stories from communities in recent times.

Not long ago, YEN.com.gh reported that an interesting video of a pastor leading a large group of congregants to pray using a goat as a point of contact has surfaced on social media.

The location of the incident and the name of the church in question are unknown. With all seriousness, they all prayed their misfortunes out.

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