Soldier Couple Drowns After Sunday's Downpour

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Soldier couple drowns after Sunday's downpour

The bodies of four persons including two military officers, husband and wife who drowned Sunday night has been retrieved from the gutters along the Tema motorway.

The couple Staff sergeant Arthur Jabez and warrant officer Sarah Kuadzi were on military pickup which was involved in an accident at Ashaiman during the rains on Sunday night.

In all the National Disaster management organization (NADMO) has confirmed that a total of seven people died following the 3 hour downpour on Sunday.

According to NADMO four of the bodies were retrieved at Adjei Kojo in Ashaiman and another one at Odawna in Accra.

The Ghana meteorological Agency issued an alert over the rains indicating that a rainstorm at the southern portion of Togo is forecast to affect southern part of Ghana.

The rainstorm according to the agency affected areas such as Kpetoe, Akatdi, Ho, Kpando in the Volta Region.

In the Eastern region, areas such as Koforidua, Begoro, and Nkawkaw were also affected.

Dodowa, Amasaman, Afienya and many others in Accra also experienced the downpour.

Last week a similar incident left 5 people dead in Accra.

Source - Dawuroafrica

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