1 Shot Dead, 5 Injured As Festival Turns Bloody
One person has been shot dead celebration at Namasa in the Tain District of the Bono Region during a festival.
Five others are also said to be injured and admitted to the Nskor Hospital in the area.
District Chief Executive (DCE), Lucy Acheampong for Tain confirmed the incident which occurred on Tuesday.
According to her, the residents were on the streets for merrymaking when gunshots were fired by unknown persons to disperse the crowd.
“The police were called in to convey the deceased and the injured to the hospital with investigations underway,” she said.
“The deceased should have been buried by Islamic customs but that has been rescheduled due to the investigation,” she added.
Also, she said that the affected families have been visited by security enforcement in the area to prevent any further attacks back.
The DCE also added that the District Security Council and other stakeholders will hold a meeting to roll out a roadmap to prevent future occurrences.