Gas explosion kills welder, amputates legs of another

A gas explosion at SSNIT around the Ministries in Accra has killed one person and left another critically injured.

The critically injured person whose name was given as Afiz Ahlassan, had his two legs amputated as a result of the gas explosion.

Information has gathered indicates that, the deceased and injured person, both welders were trying to use a gas cylinder they have brought from Gas Filling station. But because

the gas in the cylinder was not settled before usage, it exploded after the attempt to use the gas.

The remains of the deceased has been conveyed to the mortuary, whiles the injured has been sent to hospital for treatment.



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