- The explosion has so far claimed the lives of six persons
- There are about 45 others injured with 20 vehicles burnt down
Some State Ministers, Members of Parliament and other experts from the Ghana National Fire Service have visited the site of the deadly gas explosion at the Madina-Atomic junction.
The deadly gas explosion which occurred Saturday night has so far claimed six lives leaving over 45 others injured.
The Chief Executive of the Mansco gas filling station, Mr George Owusu in his first media interview disclosed that he warned developers not to build near his fuel stations.
He added despite all dangers and his warnings, business owners and developers blatantly ignored him.
The Member of Parliament for the area Mr Boakye Agyarko who toured the site with some government delegation expressed worry over the deadly explosion.
The Ayawaso legislator in his observation insisted that the explosion did not occurred due to the location of the fuel station.
Mr Agyarko says the explosion may have occurred due to someone’s ‘carelessness’.
The MP has promised that there will be a thorough investigations into the disaster and whoever is responsible will be dealt with in accordance with law.
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