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Mass Burial For Appiatse Victims [video + Photos]

A final burial service has been held at the Appiatse Park in the Prestea-Huni Valley Municipal Assembly of the Western Region for six victims of the deadly gas explosion in Appiatse.

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The explosion on Thursday, January 20 left 13 lives lost and several others injured.

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Some of the victims identified have since been buried.

On Friday, March 11, a mass burial was held for six of the remaining victims including 15-month-old Ella Baidoo.

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The others laid to rest alongside the toddler were Ekua Nyame, 80, Justice Kwesi Takwa, 21, Emmanuel Quainoo, 29, Isaac Benyin, 45, and Michael Afriyie, 19.

Thirty-five-year-old Isaac Anane, whose remains were part of the funeral, was taken to Dumase on the Bogoso-Prestea Road for burial.

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Four were buried last weekend while two are expected to be sent to their hometowns for burial.

A thanksgiving service will be held on Sunday, March 13 just before the final funeral service is held.

Watch the video below:

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