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Ahafo: Two primary school pupils drown at Kenyasi

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Police at Ahafo Kenyasi in the Ahafo Region say they have begun investigations into the drowning of two primary six pupils on Wednesday, September 22, 2021.

The two students, identified as 13-year-old David Opoku and 14-year-old Thomas Opoku, allegedly drowned after diving into the Newmont dam in Ahafo Tutuka.

Police information says the bodies of the two have been deposited at the morgue pending autopsy.

DSP Paul Ankan, the Asutifi North and South District Police Commander, said “The information that reached the police was that two boys had drowned in a dam. Based on the information, police rushed to the scene and realized that the apparel and slippers of the victims were at the bank of the dam. The police sought the services of the local divers and the bodies of the children were retrieved”.

Meanwhile, the management of Newmont Ghana, Ahafo Mine, is also currently assisting with investigations.

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