Four children have drowned in Nwabi river at Breman UGC in the Suame Municipality of the Ashanti region.
The teens all males had gone to swim in the river on Saturday, September 21, 2019 around 5:30 pm and downed in the process.
Three of them, Ezra Owusu Afriyie, 10; Clinton Gyamasi, 9; and Seth Owusu,10; were rushed to Tafo government hospital while 10-year-old “Baba” was also taken to Ama Serwah clinic at Kronum but were all pronounced dead upon arrival.
Deputy NADMO director for the area, Mustapha Owusu, who confirmed the incident to Kumasi FM’s Elisha Adarkwah said the remains of the three who died at Tafo government hospital have been deposited at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital morgue.
Preparation is also underway for the burial of “Baba” who died at Ama Serwah clinic as Muslims customs demand, Agya Sarfo, Assembly Member for the area, who visited family house told Kumasi FM.
Police have since commenced investigations into the death of the children.