Atomic Junction fuel station explosion: What we know so far

Atomic Junction fuel station explosion: What we know so far

- Six people have been confirmed dead so far with 45 injured

- The explosion also consumed over 20 vehicles in the process

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It is now confirmed that six people have so far lost their lives with over 40 people injured in the deadly Atomic Junction fuel station explosion which occurred last night.

Atomic Junction fuel station explosion: What we know so far

The fire also consumed over 20 cars

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Four other persons are in critical conditions and are currently placed at the Intensive Care Unit at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra.

The explosion also consumed over 20 vehicles in the process.

The Head of Administration at the 37 Military Hospital, Major R. O. Mintah in a fresh report confirmed the death toll to Starr FM on Sunday morning.

Major Mintah said in an interview that among the death toll, two persons were brought to the hospital dead whiles one died this morning on admission.

Also there are about 11 other victims who are currently on admission at the Legon Hospital bringing the injured number recorded to 45 at both 37 Military Hospital and Legon Hospital.

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However, there are other injured victims receiving treatments at the Ridge Hospital.

Two fuel stations at the Madina-Atomic Junction, near University of Ghana in Accra went up in flames in a deadly explosion.

The explosion completely gutted the gas fuel stations with some other shops and businesses nearby.

The deadly blast also forced many residents around the area to flee their homes for safety.

So far, some government officials and fire officers have visited the scene and are yet to quantify the extent of damage in the fire disaster.

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