Seven people have been injured as a result of massive gas explosion occurred at the Sahara Park at Odawna in Accra, Adabraka precisely.

The explosion which occurred in late hours in the afternoon razed down several wooden structures, crushing them into pieces and damaging about four cars parked closed to the spot of the incidence.

In an interview, the shop owner Mr. Lawrence Kwabla Ahortor said, the welder who was working with the gas and a lady close was severely burnt in the process and was quickly rushed to the hospital but much feared they will not make it.

He said a loud bang accompanied the explosion that shook the foundations of several buildings which were even closed to 500 meters away sustained various degree of injuries.

Some glass windows of the buildings neareby were crushed with several belongings in people?s room falling apart at the time of the explosion.

He said some remaining part of the said gas were brought back to the scene of the incidence by the City FM staffs claiming it was found at their premises after the? explosion.

He said, the police were alerted and urgent attentions were given to their call.

According to some eye witness who feared the welder and the lady which later turn to be his wife could not make it as a result of the severe injuries levelled on them, were taking to Ridge Hospital which the lady was transferred to Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital due to blood oozing through the inner ear and the nostril as a result of the explosion.

Earlier, the Greater Accra Regional Minister Hon Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo accompanied by the former Regional Minister who is also Member of Parliament (MP) Nii Armah Ashietey were there to console and give support to the victims with much assurance.

As at the this morning some eye witness who alleged to have receive phone calls from the Hospital said, the victims have no money for medication and so lying down without any? medication.


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