E/R: Ghana Soldiers involved in accident at Anum Apapamu

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Some military personnel have been reportedly injured in a traffic accident as they embark on an operation (Operation Halt II), to stop illegal mining.

The accident occurred along the Suhum – Anum Apapam road after the military truck in which they were traveling developed a mechanical fault causing it to tip over along the Suhum – Anum Apapam road in the Ayensuano distrist of the Eastern region.

Three of the victims are still on admission at the 37 military hospital, whiles four of them have been treated and discharged since the accident on Wednesday June 9, 2022.

No deaths were recorded.

The Ghana Armed Forces in a statement explained that “About 16 military personnel sustained various degrees of injuries and were initially treated at Anum Apapam clinic before being evacuated to the 37 Military Hospital for further treatment. The Military High Command has visited the personnel on admission and as at this morning, 12 out of the injured personnel had been discharged while the remaining four
(4) are in a stable condition and responding to treatment.”

“The Ghana Armed Forces wishes to express its appreciation to the residents of Anum Apapam and the surrounding areas and the Apapam Clinic Staff who came to the aid of the injured personnel, and also the National Ambulance Service for the swift evacuation of the victims to the 37 Military Hospital.”

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