July 4, 2022

3 Dead After Tanker Explosion In Ashanti Region, 3 Others Yet To Be Found

Reports reaching Bestconceptmedia reveals that a tanker exploded at Onyina Nofo in the Ahafo Ano South West District in the Ashanti Region taking the lives of three people.

According to adomonline.com, the truck driver and his assistant as well as a 2-year-old boy living in the community were burnt to death.

A resident in the area told a JoyNews reporter that three other children are yet to be found and eyewitnesses say the incident occurred after the fuel tanker lost balance, skidded into a village and exploded in the process.

About 20 houses in the community were also torched, with most residents rendered homeless, and at least, seven people who sustained various degrees of injuries have been sent to the hospital for treatment.