Explosion at Kumasi Shoe factory

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An explosion has occurred at the Kumasi Shoe Factory located at Atonsu-Agogo in the Ashanti region.

A gas tanker discharging fuel at the company reportedly caught fire resulting in the explosion.

The area has been cordoned off by Police as firefighters battle the flames.

Eyewitnesses say the tanker was discharging gas into the company’s cylinder when it caught fire at 11 am today.

The explosion reportedly caused a panic resulting in injuries to some workers of the factory who rushed out for cover.

This is a developing story and would be updated….

Source: graphic.com.gh

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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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