Police speaks as tanker explosion in Kumasi renders many homeless

Police speaks as tanker explosion in Kumasi renders many homeless

  • The Ghana Police Service has issued statement regarding another explosion at Kaase in Kumasi
  • According to the Police, a fuel tanker that was discharging fuel to some tricycles at Kaase caught massive fire
  • The sad incident happened on Friday, January 21, 2022, at about 3:00 pm and it has rendered many homeless

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Ghana is on her knees once again as another tragedy has hit the nation 24 hours after the explosion at Apiate.

In a report, a fuel tanker at Kasee in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region exploded on Friday, January 21, 2022, as firefighters battled it out to quench the fire.

The Ghanaian Police Service has issued an official statement relating to the explosion.

Police speaks as tanker explosion in Kumasi renders many homeless
Police speaks as tanker explosion in Kumasi renders many homeless (Photo credit: Facebook/Ghana Police)
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According to the Police, a fuel tanker that was discharging fuel to some tricycles at Kaase caught fire.

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Fuel Tanker Catches Fire at Kaase Near Asokwa in Kumasi
Today January 21, 2022, at about 3:00 pm a fuel tanker that was discharging fuel to some tricycles at Kaase caught fire.
The police are at the scene to manage the situation.
Meanwhile, we are investigating and full details will be given in due course.
A few people are believed to have sustained some injuries. Thankfully, no persons have been reported dead.
The tanker driver and the tricycle rider involved have escaped the scene.

President Akufo-Addo reacts to Begoso explosion

President Nana Akufo-Addo has expressed sadness about an explosion at Appiate near Bogoso in the Western Region that resulted in the death of many residents.

While consoling the bereaved families, he extended wishes of a speedy recovery to the injured.

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In a series of tweets sighted by YEN.com.gh, the president said, he had received a briefing on the circumstances that led to an explosion resulting in the loss of lives and the destruction of properties belonging to residents.

Bogoso Disaster: Mining firm that was receiving truck reacts to news

Chirano Gold Mines, the mining company taking delivery of the truck that went off at Apiate near Bogoso in the Western region has reacted to the sad incident.

In two press releases sighted by YEN.com.gh on Instagram, the mining company indicated that they had been informed of the explosion in Apiate.

According to them, they were taking delivery of the explosives which were being transported by one of their contractors.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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