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Two workers feared trapped as two-storey building collapses

Two workers are feared trapped in a collapsed building under construction in Berekusu near Kwabenya on the Greater Accra-Eastern Region border, Wednesday.
The artisans were working on the building when it collapsed on them.

According to an eyewitness, Patience Kunama who spoke to Myjoyonline.com, there were about 20 workers on the site when the unfortunate incident happened.

A teacher at the Berekum LA Basic and junior high school said, “I was teaching when all of a sudden we heard a loud bang noise with lots of dust rising and so everyone came out running. Then we saw that the two-storey building under construction had caved in.”ghanapoliticsonline.com

She said the workers were traumatised by the occurrence and are unwilling to speak to anyone, although they said some of their colleagues earlier trapped have been rescued.

However, they claim two other workers have been trapped in the debris.
Police and officers from the Ghana National Fire Service Fire have been on the site to access the situation and help rescue those feared trapped.myjoyonline.com

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