Eight persons have been confirmed dead, four tanker vehicles completely reduced to ashes and several persons left with burn injuries following the gas explosion at a petrol filling station behind the Ashaiman Timber Market in the Greater Accra region.
Fire service personnel are still unable to disclose the cause of the inferno that has wrecked havoc to lives and properties and said to be disastrous compared to a similar incident that occurred at Accra Trade Fair barely a month ago.
|One Ashaiman Gas Explosion Victim|
More than 16 fire tenders have been assembled to the scene to douse the inferno from affecting adjourning structures at the scene while a team of soldiers from Michel Camp are also there to offer assistance.
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