Pictures show massive destruction left by Atomic Junction explosion

Eleven other victims are currently on admission at the Legon Hospital bringing the number to 45 the number of injured persons recorded at the 37 Military and Legon Hospitals.

Life is returning to normalcy after Saturday night gas explosion at Atomic Junction near Madina in Accra.

According to reports, six people have been confirmed dead with over 35 people injured. Four others are in critical conditions and have been placed at the Intensive Care Unit at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra.

Others are also receiving treatment at the Ridge Hospital.

How it happened

Two filling stations at Atomic junction were engulfed in flames after a gas station around the area exploded and setting ablaze many vehicles at a nearby taxi and commercial buses hub.

Students from the nearby Presbyterian Boys Senior High School as well as some hostels around the University of Ghana campus were seen in video reports fleeing for their lives.

Hundreds are walking to the scene of the explosion this morning to see for themselves what the fire which caused thousands to flee their residence left in its wake.

Go through some pictures from the scene of the explosion Sunday morning.


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