An explosion at a quarry site in Shama, Ghana, on Saturday, September 9, 2023, killed at least 13 people and left many more missing. The cause of the explosion is not yet known, but it is believed to have been caused by a gas leak.
The explosion happened at around 11:00 AM local time. The blast was so powerful that it shook buildings in nearby villages. The quarry is located in a remote area, which has made rescue efforts difficult. However, the Ghana National Fire Service and the Ghana Police Service are working to rescue the missing people.
The victims of the explosion are believed to be workers at the quarry. Many of the missing people are also believed to be workers. The explosion has also caused extensive damage to the quarry and the surrounding area.
The government of Ghana has expressed its condolences to the families of the victims and has promised to provide assistance to those affected by the explosion. The government has also launched an investigation into the cause of the explosion.