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3-year-old boy dies after falling into open septic tank at Ashaiman

3-year-old boy dies after falling into open septic tank at Ashaiman

A three-year-old kid has kicked the bucket in the wake of falling into an open septic tank at Ashaiman Lebanon Zone 2A in the More prominent Accra Locale.

This miserable occurrence was uncovered by the Ghana Public Fire Administration on its Facebook page on Friday, September 9, 2022.

As per the organization, the young man was playing with his kin when he fell into the profound opening loaded with fluid sewage.

“Heros from the Motorway Fire Station recently got to Ashaiman Lebanon Zone 2A sooner or later to recover the body of a 3-year-old kid who fell into the septic pit while he was playing with his child kin in the wake of getting the pain call at 0958 hours.

“The shoes and playing toy of the oldest was found before the latrine pit, which recommended that the he could be in the sewage pit.

People in the area started separating the pit and later brought in the Fire Administration for help.

“The Team subsequently got to the scene and depleted the sewage in order to get to the loss. Following 26 minutes, the men slipped into the pit with a stepping stool to recuperate the body.

The body was whisked away by the local area individuals to Trinity Clinic in Ashaiman.

The group in a development to the clinic were let by the clinical official know that the kid was gotten dead.

“A starter examination uncovered that the 3-year-old kid coincidentally fell out of the shadows sewage pit, got suffocated and choked thus and later dropped.

Guardians are thusly encouraged to have an eye on their wards at whatever point they are playing. Once more, all open septic tanks/pits not being used ought to be covered to turn away the repeat of this appalling episode.

“Our most profound sympathies to the dispossessed family,” an assertion by the fire administration peruses.

The episode has left the youth’s family and occupants of the region in a miserable state.


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