A woman has been killed by her veil, and many social media users after coming across this sad video couldn't keep mute over it. According to Adom TV, this tragedy happened in Bole, Savannah Region. This woman's name is Atta, and her family explained that she is 50 years of age.
Eyewitnesses said she bothered a motorbike going to the market to purchase foodstuff. On her way, the veil on her head got into the motorbike's wheel. The woman's veil got stuck in the wheel while the motorbike was in motion. As a result, the woman fell from the motorbike and hit her head on the ground.
Sources indicate that she died on the spot, and police officers within the locality were called to the scene. The policemen took her remains to her family where the family organized the Islamic tradition of burial for her. She was buried on the same day of the incident as Muslims do not take the mortal remains of their loved ones to mortuaries.
The family explained that how their family member died was very painful. Meanwhile, the Senior Superintendent of Bole District, Superintendent Benjamin Buxton has advised Muslim women to take care of their veil when bothering a motorbike to avoid this incident. He also urged motorists to always make sure that their customers put on helmets before they start their journey.
Some Ghanaians after coming across this video said that this is very sad. They said that some Muslim women have the short type of veil they used. They advised that Muslim women should a short veil when bothering motors to avoid this tragedy. Others said that they should also advise women who braid their hair very long. This is because they have witnessed a similar incident of a woman's veil and long hair getting stuck in the wheel of a motorbike before.
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