Mother and child feared dead in Asamankese floods

Two persons have been reported dead at Akanteng, a farming community near Asamankese, following a five-hour downpour in the area.

The floods, which submerged several houses also displaced thousands of residents at Awaham, Kobriso, Ekoso, Brekumanso and Akanteng all in the West Akim Municipality of the Eastern Region.This is the third flooding that has hit Akanteng in less than a month.

Farmlands, roads and schools have been severely affected.

An apartment in which a mother and her two children lived, caved in and collapsed after their home was submerged.

Unfortunately, the woman and one of her children did not survive.Some affected residents who spoke to Citi News expressed fear that more rains in the coming days will worsen their plight.


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