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Sad News As Houses In Kumasi Collapse After Heavy Rainfall

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Some houses in Ashanti Region's Capital, Kumasi have collapsed after a heavy rainfall.

About 11 buildings in Kumasi have been collapsed which has led to the displacement of over a hundred people in the city.

The torrential rain from Tuesday night has also destroyed several properties amounting to millions of Ghana cedis.

Most of the collapsed houses can be found at Sokoban, a suburb of Kumasi.

According to the assemblyman of the area, one man is unfortunately injured after a building collapsed on him.

He also revealed that the roofs of some schools and houses in the area have been ripped off after the stormy rain.

Several searches have revealed that the deadly flood was as a result of people building on waterways, preventing the free flow of water when it rains.

Meanwhile, some residence in some of the major towns in the Bosomtwe District like Esereso are trapped in their houses because of the flood from last night caused by choked rivers channels that need to be desilted.

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Bosomtwe District Esereso Ghana Kumasi Sokoban

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