Photos: 17 revelers killed at Kintampo water falls, many injured


17 revelers are reportedly dead while on an excursion at the Kintampo waterfalls in the Brong Ahafo region.

According to reports, among the deceased are students of Wenchi Methodist Senior High School (SHS) Sunyani.

This unfortunate incident occurred between 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm Sunday March 19, 2017.

According to reports, a strong wind caused the trees to fall on the victims who were in the river.

Information gathered by Adom News’ Wiafe Akenten said revealers were having fun in the river when the trees came crashing on them.

He said 20 others sustained serious injuries and were rushed to the Kintampo government hospital for treatment.

He indicated that the police, fire service and some youth in the area rushed to the scene to help rescue the victims.

Headmaster and teachers of the Kintampo SHS have also rushed to the hospital to identify the bodies of the deceased.

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