Many collapse at Asantehemaa's funeral

Many collapse at Asantehemaa's funeral

Several people have reportedly collapsed at the funeral grounds of the late Asantehemaa, Nana Afia Serwaa Kobi Ampem.

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The persons or casualties are said to have suffered shock from the loud gunshots, and some due to dehydration from being in the sun for too long.

Many collapse at Asantehemaa's funeral

Rites at the Asantehemaa's funeral

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A member of the Red Cross Society present at the grounds disclosed that majority of the affected persons were referred to the hospital for treatment.

He also noted that, from screening some of the persons who collapsed, it emerged that some were already affected by some ailments and failed to take their medicines before heading to the funeral grounds.

The healthcare provided at the grounds used the opportunity to urge the public to alert the health personnel if they start feeling dizzy to avert any problems.

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At 111 years old, the longest-serving Queen will be served one of the longest-running funerals for royals in the Kingdom.

Many collapse at Asantehemaa's funeral

Rites at Asantehemaa's funeral

The Asantehemaa will be buried on Thursday night at the Breman Royal Mausoleum (Ban mu) after a brief stopover at the Bantama Royal Mausoleum (Ban mu) where some traditional rites will be performed.

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Many collapse at Asantehemaa's funeral

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