Video of 'bomb scare' at Kotoka International Airport pops up on social media

Video of 'bomb scare' at Kotoka International Airport pops up on social media

  • A traveller has indicated that a bomb reportedly went off at Ghana's Kotoka International Airport
  • A video footage from the airport has gone viral with people scrambling for their dear lives
  • The Ghana Airports has released an official statement over the matter and said investigations were still ongoing

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A video making rounds on social media has alleged that there has been a bomb threat at Ghana's international airport - Kotoka International Airport.

According to reports, the airport was sent in lockdown as passengers and staff were asked to steer clear off a certain area of their airport.

A video sighted by YEN.com.gh saw a man dressed in protective clothing going through what looked like a bag with the aims of finding and diffusing the bomb.

At a point in the video, people in the airport were made to lay on the floor as a way of protecting them from coming face to face with danger.

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Kotoka International Airport
Photos of Kotoka International Airport. Source: Instagram/fillaboyzdotcom
Source: Instagram

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Some travelers who were all locked in the airport could be heard asking staff to allow them go out of the airport.

The authorities of the Ghana Airports have reacted to the claims made and said investigations were still ongoing over the matter.

They took to Twitter to announce that indeed there was some disruption at the airport and went on to apologize for the inconvenience caused to travelers.

Beenie Man angrily reacts to claims that he was performing with COVID-19 in GH

Speaking about foreign travels, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that popular Jamaican musician, Anthony Moses Davis famed as Beenie Man has reacted to claims that he is was going about in Ghana after testing positive for COVID-19.

Taking to his official Twitter account, Beenie Man rubbished the claims that he had tested positive for coronavirus and was roaming the country with it.

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He went on to explain that he had been fully-vaccinated and had travelling around for months without any issues.

The Jamaican star went on to add that he was even confused that news was going round that he was arrested at the airport and was detained.

He wrote: "Mi confuse yf #Update to my fans who are genuinely reaching out. I have no Covid, never caught covid before, tested NEGATIVE for Covid. Been travelling for the past 6 months Covid free. Fully vaccinated. I guess someone wants me to have Covid. Uno weird yf."

Source: YEN.com.gh

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