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Collapsed Building Kills Girl, 8

5 Others Injured


AN EIGHT-year-old girl was crushed to death by a collapsed building at Brofoyedu, in the Bosome Freho District in Ashanti Region.

The deceased, Akua Foriwaa, sustained severe body injuries after a huge concrete block landed on her following hours of heavy rains.

She was initially rushed to a medical facility and when her condition was not improving, she was referred to the Yawpesa Hospital where she died.

Five other persons, trapped by the collapsed building are currently receiving treatment at the hospital

According to eye witnesses, Akua a Primary Three pupil passed due to the severity of her injuries.

People at the scene stated that it was raining heavily in the evening leading to the collapse of the building.

According to them, all six people in the house, including the primary three girl, were trapped by the huge concrete blocks.

Good Samaritans in the area rushed to the scene and rushed the six victims to the Asiwa hospital and later referred to the Yawpesa Hospital.

By: Akwasi Boakye

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