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ECOWAS saddened at deadly Ghana explosion

08 June 2015, 07:55Augustine Osayande

Abuja - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has expressed sadness at last week’s explosion at a filling station in Accra, Ghana.

The explosion near the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra killed some 150 people while several people were injured and property running into millions of Cedis was destroyed.

Also Read: Death toll up after Ghana petrol station explosion

The regional body, in a statement released from Abuja, extended its sympathy and condolences to the bereaved families, the Government and people of the Republic of Ghana for the losses.

It also commended the rescue operation by the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) and its efforts to provide support and assistance to the survivors of this disaster and called on all relevant National and International Agencies in Ghana for solidarity and coordinated efforts aimed at ameliorating the effect of this disaster.

- CAJ News

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