Ghana waterfall: Many passed in Kintampo weird tree accident

A map display a plcae of Kintampo in Ghana, where a waterfalls lie

Up to 20 people have died and many have been harmed after a vast tree fell on them during a renouned rapids mark in Kintampo, Ghana.

They were swimming during a assign when a weird collision happened, puncture officials said.

The tree had clearly been brought down by a storm.

Ghana National Fire Service orator Prince Billy Anaglate pronounced a occurrence happened during a Kintampo waterfalls in a Brong-Ahafo region.

A total group of military and glow use crew attended a collision site, in a bid to rescue those trapped by a tree.

“A outrageous tree fell during a tip when a rains began and crashed a revellers,” an watcher told Ghana’s Starr News.

“Most of them are students of a Wenchi Senior High School. Others are tourists. We are perplexing to save those who are trapped by slicing a trees with chainsaws.”

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Fire Service orator Mr Anaglate told AFP that 18 students had died during a scene, while dual others died in hospital.

He pronounced 11 people were receiving treatment, including one of a propagandize administrators in assign of a trip.

Other reports put a series of harmed during over 20. They are being treated during a Kintampo Municipal hospital.

“We extend a condolences to a families of a passed and urge for a injured,” Ghana’s tourism apportion Catherine Abelema Afeku pronounced in a statement.