Gas explosion : 1 death confirmed
The Deputy National Coordinator for the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADO), Abu Ramadan, has revealed that one person has died as a result of the gas explosion that occurred at Atomic Junction, Madina, Accra.
Mr Ramadan told Accra-based Citi FM on Saturday October 7 that out of panic the deceased jumped from an overpass footbridge at where the incident occurred meeting his untimely death.
He added that other injured persons have been rushed to the hospital for medical attention.
A gas filling station in that part of the capital exploded on Saturday October 7. The powerful explosion set some vehicles close to the gas station alight.
Roads around the station were closed for safety. Ambulances were seen ferrying some injured people away.