E/R: Three Dead through electrocution, 7 others seriously injured

Three persons have been electrocuted while erecting a bill board at Akyem Asikam in the east Akim municipality of the eastern region.

Seven( 7) others persons who are seriously injured have been admitted at Kibi Government Hospital.

A Unit Committee Member in the area , Mr. Kofi Osei , told Kessbenfm.com reporter that the incident occurred on Sunday evening when a local advertising firm with support from residents were erecting a huge billboard .

However, in the process of lifting the billboard it came into contact with a high Voltage Electricity line shocking the three to death and injuring about 7 other persons .

Meanwhile, Kibi Police command has began investigation into the incident.

Source: Kessbenfm.com/ Tweneboah Koduah