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Antoa Funeral Brawl Leaves 8 Dead

Information coming in from Antoa-Achiase in the Ejisu Municipality of the Ashanti region on Saturday indicates that about 8 funeral mourners have been killed in a free-for-all brawl among mourners.

Reporting eye-witnesses, Kumasi-based Angel FM that reported eye-witness accounts that states the violent the brawl ensued between some residents of the town and artisans of famous Suame Magazine during the funeral procession.

The casualties are reported to have sustained fatal machetes wounds. Others were also reportedly pounded with cement blocks following a heated argument that went bad resulting in the deaths and injury of many.

The fracas is said to have left corpses littered all over the town as pallbearers caught in the cross-fire dropped them and bolted for their dear lives.

No official statement has yet been issued about the clash to validate the eye-witness accounts.


Source:  therepublicnewsonline.com/David Tamakloe

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