The school children who drowned while swimming at Apam have been laid in state for a mass burial today
About twenty children believed to be between the ages of 13-14 drowned when they went swimming in the sea at Apam, in the Central Region on Sunday, 7th March 2021.
Reports indicates that the children were swimming at the portion reserved for the community gods when they went for the Sunday Special beach.
Out of the 20, about 14 bodies were retrieved but 12 were dead with the exception of two who survived.
Before the mass burial, the Elders of the town performed some rituals to pacify the gods over the disaster.
Present at the event include the Minister for Fisheries, Mavis Hawa Koomson, the Minister for Transport, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, the Central Regional Minister, Ms Justina Marigold, and the Regional NPP Chairman Robert Kutin Junior.
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