Cape Coast flood kills 3, including UCC Security officer

Floods The bodies of the three deceased have not yet been retrieved

Mon, 30 May 2022 Source: kasapafmonline.com

Three persons have been washed away by flood at Kwaprow a suburb of Cape Coast in the Central Region after heavy rains on Friday evening.

The deceased include two old women and a Security Officer working with the University of Cape Coast.

Information gathered by Kasapa News' Yaw Boagyan revealed that the two old women aged between 80 to 85 years were asleep in their houses situated along a narrow bridge that got flooded and the water submerged their homes.

Unfortunately, they couldn’t run away due to their health situation.

With respect to the University of Cape Coast Security Officer, the report says he was chasing his belongings which were being taken away by the flood but was swept away by the strong current of the water.

The bodies of the three deceased have not been retrieved yet as a search is underway to find them.

Many houses in Kwaprow Community were flooded leaving the residents with no option than to put up at the chief’s palace.

Meanwhile, the Development Chief of Kwaprow Nana Kwame Ntsiful V has blamed the road Contractor working in the area for causing the flood in their Community.

He appealed to the Ministry of Highways to assist the community with gutters to get rid of the flooding incidents in the area.

Source: kasapafmonline.com
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