13 critically injured in quarry explosion

 Thirteen people have been left critically injured with properties worth thousands of Ghana cedis destroyed following an explosion of a dynamite at an abandoned quarry site in Peabo in the Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipality of the Eastern region.

The injured have been rushed to the Nsawam Government Hospital for treatment, Starr News’ Eastern regional correspondent Kojo Ansah reported.

Reports say the abandoned site is now used for the trading of dynamites.

It is not known how the substances were triggered but the severity of the blast has also collapsed some buildings in the community.

According to a local reporter in the area Marfo, some of the injuries were life-threatening.

source: starrfmonline.com

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