General News of Tue, 19 Jun 20180

Man found dead at Trassaco after heavy rains

A man believed to be in his early thirties was on Tuesday morning found dead near Trassaco Estate junction, Adjiringanor in Accra after a heavy downpour Monday night.

The deceased who is not yet known in the area was spotted in a gutter half naked with bruises on his ribs and other parts of his body.

It is not clear what actually caused his death but it is believed he got drowned during the heavy rains.

The East Legon Police Command has since attended to the mortal remains for further investigations.

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Accra recorded at least 40 millimetres of rains Monday night lasting between 7:30PM and midnight, resulting in terrible floods that have displaced many residents and have destroyed properties in some parts of Accra.

The areas that got flooded include Dome,Taifa, Mallam, Adabraka, Odawna and some parts of Tema.

Reports from Cape Coast also indicate that heavy rains on Monday night flooded some areas in the Central regional Capital and its adjoining towns.

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