A mother and her daughter have died after a building collapsed on them at Kwabre Kasaamu in the Kwabre East Municipality of the Ashanti Region.
The incident occurred during a heavy downpour accompanied by lighting on Tuesday, 1 June 2021 around 11:30 pm.
The victims are Maame Akua, 27, and her daughter, Maame Ama, 3.
The Assemblymember for the area, Akwasi Attakora Amaniampong, told Class News’ Elisha Adarkwah that thunder and lightning struck the building during the downpour and it collapsed on the mother and daughter plus a third person.
The mother and her daughter got injured and were rushed to the Zion Praise Hospital at Kona-Nkwanta but pronounced dead upon arrival.
Their bodies have been deposited at the morgue for an autopsy.