News reaching us indicates that a 9-year-old girl called Blessing Nana Yaa Osei got drown after a heavy downpour in the Kumasi Metropolitan in the Asante Region of Ghana. This was after the heavy rain flooded the city.

According to the story, the girl’s mum left her in the care of Madam Yaa Babe. She indicated that the girls mum travelled and left her in her care. She stated that she did not notice when the girl went out during the rain.  


According to Madam Yaw, she searches for the girl everywhere but could not find her. It was just this morning that they find her demises in a river around the neighbourhood. This is really very sad, and as we bring you this the police have come for the dead body and have since deposited the body at the mortuary for an autopsy to takes place.

The report suggests the about seven people are currently missing and believe to be dead as they may be drowned by the same flood at Ahemakokoben in the Atwima-Kwaawoma District. It is strongly believed that the Aboabo River have taken them all. They alleged that they try to cross the river but because of the flood they got drown.

A Unit Committee Member of the community, Kwame Bosombru indicated that what he witnesses suggest that they tried to cross the flooded river, but in the end got drowned. The demises of the remaining seven persons have still not been found.

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