• Thu. Aug 4th, 2022

Breaking News: Many feared dead in an explosion at Bogoso

Many people are believed to have died in an explosion at Appiatse, between Bogoso and Bawdie in the Western Region.

The accident, according to the preliminary inquiry indicate that a mining explosive vehicle going from Tarkwa to Chirano mines collided with a motorcycle, resulting in the explosion.

The vehicle exploded minutes after the collision, killing an unknown number of people and wounding several others. The highway has been split in two, burying the automobile in the process.

This has resulted in significant traffic congestion, as no cars can get from Bogoso to Bawdie and vice versa.

The explosion caused the windscreens of many cars around the incident site to shatter.

As a result of the explosion, many homes and businesses were set on fire, torching them.

The fire department is currently on the scene, along with an excavator, in order to extract the buried automobile.

The exact number of people killed or injured is unknown.

The police said they’ve initiated a thorough emergency recovery exercise in coordination with other emergency service providers.

Residents in the vicinity have be seen bemoaning the explosion’s impact in video footage.

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