One dead, another in critical condition after storey building collapses on them

One person has been confirmed dead and another said to be in critical condition at the Holy Family Hospital in Techiman of the Brong Ahafo Region, after a storey building currently under construction collapsed on them on Wednesday morning.

The structure made up of market stores which is part of the Techiman market expansion project by the Techiman Municipal Assembly (TMA), is being executed by one Alhaji Dan a known contractor in the area.

It is not immediately known what caused the collapse of the structure that was awarded under the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) government according to Isaac Kwain, a resident of the area.

Officials of the works department of the Techiman Municipal and the Ghana National Fire Service are currently at the scene trying to pull out the debris to be certain that other victims persons are not trapped under the collapsed structure.

“It happened this morning but as we speak officials of the assembly are unable to tell us exactly what caused the unfortunate incident”, he revealed.

The body of the deceased has since been deposited at the Holy Family Hospital morgue.



The Republic News Online

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