Aboabo: 16 Year Old Boy Hit By Stray Bullet Confirmed Dead

Aboabo: 16 Year Old Boy Hit By Stray Bullet Confirmed Dead

 

 

A boy who was rushed to the Manhyia Government Hospital after he was hit by a stray bullet at the Aboabo Number Two in the Asokore Mampong Municipality of the Ashanti Region, has been confirmed dead. The 16 year old boy, who has been identified as Abdul-Gafar Kassim, was confirmed dead at Manhyia Government

 

Hospital. One other person too who sustained gunshot wounds is also on admission at the same hospital. The family of the boy, who had gathered at the hospital for his remains, were devastated by his sudden death. We just saw the dead body when we also came here [the hospital]. We do not want our dead body to waste time

 

 

in the mortuary, that is why we are here. The uncle of the deceased, Sulemana Umar, confirmed his nephew’s death. The deceased was hit by a stray bullet after a group of gun-wielding youth in the area brandished their weapons and fired celebratory shots as part of the Eid-ul-Adha festivities. The incident happened shortly after

 

 

Eid prayers on the Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Meanwhile, police have begun investigations into the shootings. They are also on a manhunt for the suspects, who are currently on the run. Meanwhile, police have boosted their presence by patroling various communities in the Asokore Mampong Municipality following the incident.