Western Region: Scores feared dead after huge explosion at Bogoso

The Ghana Police Service has activated a full emergency recovery exercise after a huge explosion on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at Apiate between Bogoso and Bawdie in the Western Region.

Gas explosion (File photo)

Reports stated that the explosion occurred when a vehicle transporting explosives from Kumasi to a mining site in the area exploded.

A number of people are feared dead in the explosion.

"The Police and other emergency service providers have activated a full emergency recovery exercise.

"We urge all to remain calm as we manage this unfortunate situation.

"Full details will be communicated in due course," the police said in a Facebook post.

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