Afram River ferry accident drowns one

Afram River ferry accident drowns one

Another accident occurred on the Afram River Saturday night around 8pm.

The ferry which sank in the river saw one person drown and several others injured .

According to Joy News Eastern Region Correspondent, Kofi Siaw, an eyewitness account indicates the weight of the ferry caused it to sink.

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"The ferry was carting goods and a Man Diesel vehicle from Atoaboma to Bridgeano both in the Eastern Region. It's believed that the weight of the vehicle and goods were so heavy than the ferry, causing it to sink," he said.

Meanwhile,the Kwahu Afram Plains District Security Council has mounted a search for other commuters who went down with the sinking ferry.

 

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