Ghana waterfall: Up to 20 killed in freak tree accident at popular tourist beauty spot

Ghana waterfall: Up to 20 killed in freak tree accident at popular tourist beauty spot The Brong Ahafo regional Tourism Manager, Joseph Appiagyei, said Monday that the devastating accident that occurred over the weekend at the Kintampo Waterfalls is purely natural. “Yesterday’s incidence can be said to be a natural disaster. It is not …

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Kintampo Waterfall Accident Kills At Least 18 In Ghana

At least 18 people were killed when a large tree fell into the pool they were bathing in at the base of a waterfall in Ghana, police have confirmed. The waterfall, near the town of Kintampo, was busy with weekend daytrippers enjoying the beauty spot

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Tragedy : 17 reported dead in freak accident at Kintampo Waterfalls

The death toll was given by the Kintampo Divisional Police Commander, Chief Superintendent, Desmond Owusu Boampong. It is unclear if more bodies are still in the water as rescue and emergency services work through the night to find survivors.

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Kintampo waterfalls tragedy: President Akufo-Addo saddened by accident

President Nana Akufo-Addo has tweeted to express his condolence to the bereaved families of Kintampo waterfalls tragedy which killed about 19 students. Kintampo waterfalls tragedy: President Akufo-Addo saddened by accident. “My deepest condolences …

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Kintampo Water Falls accident ‘unfortunate’ – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described as ‘unfortunate,’ the incident at the Kintampo Water Falls that led to the death of 18 students on Sunday. The students, from the Wenchi Methodist Senior High School and the University of Energy and …

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Kintampo Waterfall accident : ‘I’m praying for families of victims’ – Mahama

Former President John Mahama has extended his condolence to the bereaved families of students who lost their lives in Sunday’s ghastly accident at the Kintampo Waterfalls in the Brong Ahafo Region. At least 18 persons have been confirmed dead after a …

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Tree falls on revelers at Kintampo waterfalls; 17 feared dead

At least 17 people are feared dead after a tree fell on revelers at the Kintampo Waterfalls in the Brong Ahafo Region on Sunday afternoon. Several others were injured in the accident, said to have occurred between 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm. The victims

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‘At least 20 dead’ after large tree crashes down at Kintampo Waterfalls in Ghana

Up to 20 students have been killed and several others injured after a huge tree fell on people near a popular waterfall in Kintampo, Ghana. Police said the victims of the freak accident, all students at a local high school, had been swimming during a

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Freak accident at Kintampo waterfalls in Ghana kills 20 students

At least 20 high school students in Ghana died on Sunday (19 March) in a freak accident at the popular Kintampo waterfalls in the Brong-Ahafo region. Emergency officials said that the students died when trees, uprooted due to a storm, fell on them

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Kintampo Waterfalls Update: Death toll rises to 19

According to reports, they were swimming when thunder struck a tree at the waterfalls killing them. Radio Ghana’s Correspondent John Sam Arthur said a combined team of police and fire service personnel was at the accident site to rescue those trapped.

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Ghana waterfall: Many dead in Kintampo freak tree accident

At least 18 people, mainly high school students, have died after a large tree fell on them at a popular waterfall spot in Kintampo, Ghana, police say. The students were swimming during a storm when the freak accident happened, local police chief Owusu …

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