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Truck Kills Five School Children

Five school children have been killed when an articulated truck ran over them.

The deceased had join their mates to watch a training session of their colleagues for an upcoming school games.

The unfortunate incident happened at Assin Atobiase on Friday afternoon.

According to the police commander, DSP Okyere Adam, he was informed of the incident at about 2:15 pm.

The articulated truck with the registration number AS-8123-16 was carrying about 850 bags of cement from Takoradi to Kumasi when it ran over them.

An eye witness narrating what actually happened, said a metal broke out from beneath the truck, making the driver lose control of the steering wheel, It ran over the kids who were closed by killing five of them on the spot.

 

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