Kintampo disaster: Over 16 people confirmed dead

At least 17 persons have been confirmed dead at Kintampo Waterfall after a tree fell after heavy rains.


The incident is said to have happened on Sunday March 19 at about 4:30pm.


According to reports, the tree fell onto persons, most of them believed to be students, who were swimming under the fall. Many are reported to be still trapped under the fallen tree, however personnel of the Ghana Police Service and Ghana National Fire Service to assist the rescue effort.