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One person has died from an explosion at the Runnel Fuel Station at New Dawhenya in the Ningo Prampram District of the Greater Accra Region.

The deceased, identified as Anthony Ahiabor, 47, was in one of the offices within the premises when the explosion occurred Tuesday morning.

The cause of the explosion is yet to be determined as investigations has begun by the Ghana Fire Service.

According to, some workers at the facility suspect the fire might have been caused by a cooking activity in one of the offices which serves as a rest room for the staff.

Some of the staff alleged that the deceased was cooking in one of the rooms at the premises at a time LPG was being discharged into a reservoir in the compound of the facility.


Source: Ghana/