Monday, March 20, 2017

16 Killed In Ghana Waterfall Accident

At least 16 people died on Sunday after a huge tree fell on tourists and revelers at a waterfall at Kintampo in Brong Ahafo Region, police said.

Several others who have been injured in the accident are receiving treatment at the regional hospital, Kintampo divisional police commander Desmond Boampong has confirmed to Xinhua.

There are currently different versions of casualties. Another police officer Desmond Oppong Boanu told Xinhua the death toll was 18.

The victims, who are mostly senior high school students, were on an excursion and swimming beneath the fall when a rainstorm accompanied by a strong wind and thunder forced the tree to fall over them.

The Kintampo waterfall is one of the highest waterfalls in Ghana.


  1. All those students ..... May they rest in prefect peace

  2. Fast recovery to those in the hospital

  3. The will of GOD. Rest in peace

  4. No matter what death amount was fixed
    the live of the once that are saved are important

  5. All are for a reason. RIP to the dead