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General News of Friday, 23 December 2016

Source: GhanaWeb

Disturbing videos of Labadi gas explosion (WARNING: Graphic content)

Warning: This video is shocking and shows the raw footage of an explosion that occurred on Thursday evening at Labadi in the Greater Accra region which left five people dead and 12 others severely injured

Member of Parliament-elect for the area, Vincent Sowah-Odotei addressing journalists said those who have been injured have been sent to the hospital for medical care.

“…Unfortunately five people have lost their lives. Others have been taken to the hospital…As you can see the place is not safe .

"It is still very dangerous and we have been asked that we bring the whole thing under control.”

He was also unable to state the cause of the incident saying “It is too early to ascertain what might have caused the incident.

"We still do not know the extent of the disaster. We do not have a clue. We waiting to see whether we can bring this under control,” Mr Sowah-Odotei said.