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14 injured in gas explosion at Ho

BY: Graphic.com.gh
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Fourteen persons have sustained various degree of injuries in a gas explosion at the Mighty Gas Filling station at Ho in the Volta.

A report by Accra based radio station, Starr FM and monitored by Graphic Online said the injured persons have been rushed to the Ho Teaching Hospital and are currently receiving treatment.

Eyewitnesses reported that the swift response by personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service helped in bringing the situation under control.

Some of the injured persons include station attendants and some drivers who were at the gas station to fill their cylinders.

It is not yet known what caused the explosion as investigations are yet to commence.