Many students feared dead, after a large tree fell on them at a popular waterfall in Ghana

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Aleast 18 people, mainly high school students, have died after a large tree fell on them at a popular waterfall in Kintampo, , say.
The students were swimming during a storm when the freak accident happened, local police chief Owusu Boampong said. 22 others were injured and are being treated at local hospitals.
Rescue teams used chainsaws to cut through the fallen tree and free those trapped underneath. An eyewitness said most of those involved were students of the Wenchi Senior High School, but that there were also tourists.

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  1. Bright Meek Phronesis Odei

    March 20, 2017 at 12:21 pm

    Sad incident. May the souls of the victims rest in perfect peace.

  2. Timothy King.

    March 28, 2017 at 11:15 pm

    Poor students, rest in peace to all of them.