Disaster has struck Onyina Nofo, a community in the Ahafo Ano South West District of the Ashanti Region.
Three people, including a driver, his assistant (mate), and a two-year-old boy, have perished after a freak accident on Monday, May 24, 2021.
The three lost their lives after a tanker travelling through the village exploded. The two-year-old boy is said to be a living in the community.
According to a report Ghanaarticles.com sighted on Myjoyonline.com, eyewitnesses have indicated that the fuel tanker kidded off the road after losing its balance.
The tanker exploded in the process burning the driver, his mate, and the two-year-old boy.
Apart from the three, seven other people were severely affected by the explosion and sustained various degrees of injuries have been transported to hospital for treatment.
The explosion has also rendered a number of people homeless after their houses got torched. As at the time of the report, three children were still thought to be missing.
Photos from the explosion which have popped up show the devastation it has brought to the village.