3 children drown in E/R

Well Pit.jpegThree children have drowned in a well being used for irrigation purposes in the Akuapem North municipality of the Eastern region.

The children – Stephen Kwadwo Baah 6, Adam Addo 4, and Kwadwo Offei 6 – went missing on Friday and were later found to have drowned in the well at Nyamebekyere, a farming community.

Their bodies have since been recovered and deposited at the Koforidua Government Hospital. A fourth child Michael survived and is receiving treatment at the Koforidua hospital.

Meanwhile, the Eastern regional Police command has commenced investigations into the incident.

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