Twenty students have died when trees fell on them in a very freak accident whereas they were swimming in a very watercourse throughout a storm in Republic of Ghana, in step with emergency officers.
Ghana National hearth Service voice patrician Billy Anaglate aforementioned the “unusual incident” happened yesterday afternoon, reports United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on-line news-portal mirror.com.
A group of highschool students were swimming at the Kintampo Waterfalls, a preferred traveller destination within the Brong-Ahafo region.
Anaglate told that a production storm caused trees to topple and fall on the teenagers whereas they were within the water.
Eighteen students died at the scene whereas 2 others died in hospital, Anaglate aforementioned.
Eleven a lot of were receiving treatment, as well as one among the varsity directors answerable of the trip.
“We extend our condolences to the families of the dead and pray for the black-and-blue,” aforementioned the country’s commercial enterprise minister Catherine Abelema Afeku in a very statement.
Accidents starting from deaths caused by mass flooding to gasoline tanker explosions happen periodically in Republic of Ghana due to lax laws and disrespect for rules.