Monday’s heavy down pour in the Ashanti Region of Ghana have left six including children dead.
According to reports the regional administrator for National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) Nana Atakora confirmed the incident.
Sokoban, Ahenema Kokoben, Daban and Kromaose were areas that were affected by the rains.
NADMO disclosed that it has deployed its officers in a search for some missing persons who went missing as a result of the rains.
”We have recorded six deaths, one happened involving a nine-year-old girl. At Ahenema Kokoben, the news we gathered was that while some vehicles were not able to cross the floodwater, there was a truck whose driver, out of insolence decided to cross. Three men also decided to climb onto the truck”.
”As the driver got into the middle of the flood water, he realized that the running water was heavy and it was pushing the vehicle out of motion. In the process the three men got drowned. There was another casualty at Kumasi New site involving a nine-year-old boy”.