About 17 people are feared dead while several others are injured following a disaster at the Kintampo Waterfalls, banewsgh.com can report.
The people according to our reporter at the scene were there on an excursion when a tree fell on them trapping many in the process.
At the time of the incident students from Wenchi Senior High (WESS), University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) as well as other groups were there on an excursion and so it difficult to link the dead to any group as at this point.
According to an eyewitness, they were swimming when the tree fell on them killing some and injuring several others in the pool.
Many others are still trapped under the tree and so efforts are currently underway to rescue them.
The injured have been sent to the Kintampo Municipal Hospital for treatment.
This a developing story and so we will keep our readers apprised as and when new information come up.