Falling tree kills at least 18 at Ghana waterfall

By REUTERS
March 20, 2017 12:44
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At least 18 people were killed when a large tree fell into the pool they were bathing in at the base of a waterfall in Ghana, crushing people enjoying a day out at a popular beauty spot, police said.

The waterfall, near the town of Kintampo, was busy with weekend daytrippers, many of them students, when the freak accident struck on Sunday.A further 20 people were being treated in hospital, Desmond Owusu Boampong, a local police commander, told Reuters.


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