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Rains kill 24-years-old man in Agbogbloshie

Rains kill 24 years old man in Agbogbloshie

The bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the Korle BuTeaching Hospital

Two people have died following heavy rains in the Greater Accra Region on Tuesday , 9 June 2020.

The deceased was a young man, christian Aduse-Poku, 24; awho lived at Accra Agbogbloshie Proper in the Greater Accra municipality.

National Disaster Management Board (NADMO) Director in the Greater Accra, told Adehye FM's Elisha Adarkwah that a wall, which divides two houses, collapsed during the heavy downpour and affected the kiosk of the man leading to this death.

He said the bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the Korle bu Teaching Hospital, awaiting an autopsy.

The rains also displaced several dozen residents and destroyed property estimated at thousands of Ghana cedis.

Some of the areas affected by the floods include Odona, Kaneshie, Agbogbloshie, Graphic Road, and Timber market, among others.

Officials of NADMO are currently at the scene assessing the situation.

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