Teenager drowns in abandoned quarry pit at Kasoa

A 17-year old junior high school student of Kasoa Opeikuma on Saturday drowned in a quarry pit near Liberia Camp, in the Central Region.

the boy identified as Patrick Nyarko drowned while 12 others escape death when swimming in the abandoned stone quarry pit.

Reports indicate he and his schoolmates had gone there to swim after weekend class,

The body of the JHS 3 student was retrieved from the stagnant water around midday on Sunday, according to a Graphic report.

The body has been sent to the mortuary at Budumburam as the Liberia Camp police continue with their investigations.

The pit, located at Gomoa Asarekrom near Buduburam has been abandoned for five years without any precautionary barricades, said some of the eyewitness.




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