Flood Kills 3 Persons Including UCC Security Officer In Cape Coast

Flood Kills 3 Persons Including UCC Security Officer In Cape Coast

 

 

Three persons have also been washed away by flood at Kwaprow a suburb of Cape Coast in the Central Region after heavy rains on Friday evening. Deceased include two old women and a Security Officer working with the University of Cape Coast. Information indicates that the two old women aged between 80 to 85 years were then

 

asleep in their houses situated along a narrow bridge that got flooded and the water submerged their homes. Unfortunately, they couldn’t run away due to their health situation. With respect to the University of Cape Coast Security Officer, the report says he was also chasing his belongings which were being taken away by the flood but

 

 

 

 

was swept away by the strong current of the water. The bodies of the three deceased have not been retrieved yet as a search is underway to find them. Many houses in Kwaprow Community were flooded leaving the resident with no option than to put up at the chief’s palace. Meanwhile, the Development Chief of Kwaprow Nana

 

 

Kwame Ntsiful V has blamed the road Contractors for causing the flood in their Community. He appealed to the Ministry of Highways to also assist the community with gutters to get rid of the flooding incidents in the area.