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Chaos at Tema Harbour as workers go on rampage over death of colleague.

There was chaos at the transit yard, depot 10 popularly called Burkina yard of the Tema harbour on Friday evening following the death of a worker.

An eyewitness said the deceased fell and landed on his head while working on a container dying instantly.

The workers were enraged as several calls for an ambulance to convey the body to the mortuary fell on death ears.

The eyewitness told Accra- base city FM that his colleagues began a protest over the development as they have always informed management about the need for a standby ambulance in the yard due to the high risk involved in the work there.

" the section is a thin line between life and death, and there must be an ambulance parked 24/7 touched, so that when an incident like this happens, the ambulance can convey the person.

We have talked about this issue of ambulances but all fell on deaf ears. The workers were angry because the ambulance didn't come in time.he said.

From the eyewitness, during the protest, armed police officers who were called into the yard started firing into the crowd, or the protesters.

As a result, some of the workers were injured, including one person who was hit in the eye with rubber bullets.

Management called for police, and when they came, they started shooting directly into the crowd, which one person had his eyeshot and the others, at the back (SIC) "the eyewitness stated.

As of Saturday afternoon, the situation is said to be brought under control, although armed military officers were invited to monitor and guards the port and its infrastructure.

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