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6 dead, 5 injured in north Ghana road crash

25 Jan 2021, 02:55 GMT+10

ACCRA, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- At least six persons were killed and five others injured in a road accident in Ghana's northern region of Savannah on Sunday, officials confirmed.

Kwasi Baffour-Awuah, Savannah regional Commander of the Ghana National Fire Service, told the media that the accident occurred at Mpaha Junction, a community in the Central Gonja District.

He said a Mercedes Benz Sprinter bus and a Rhino truck traveling in opposite directions collided head-on, killing some of the passengers on the spot.

He said the five injured passengers were receiving treatment at the Holistic Medicare Health Facility at Buipe, a community in the Savannah region.

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