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General News of Monday, 9 March 2020

Source: My News GH

30 people burnt to death in Kintampo-Tamale road crash

Dozens are reported dead Monday morning after a Yutong bus reportedly collided with a mini Sprinter bus with registration number AS 1801-18 on the Kintampo-Tamale Highway at dawn in the Bono-East region.

Kintampo-based Nkomode FM reports that both vehicles went up in flames after the crash and about thirty passengers have been burnt beyond recognition in the inferno, according to the local radio station.

Assemblyman for Babatokuma, Aziz Mohammed confirmed the unfortunate incident to MyNewsGh.com and added that it occurred between Dawadawa 2 and Kawampe.

This is the second time in exactly a year that dozens have died on that stretch of road in this fashion.

MyNewsGh.com reported the death of more than 70 passengers who were on board two buses that collided head-on in the early hours of Friday, March 22, 2019, on the Tamale-Kintampo highway.

That accident occurred at Amoma Nkwanta, a village near Kintampo in the Kintampo North Municipality of the Bono-East Region, along the main Kintampo-Tamale highway.



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