Disaster Services — 27 January, 2022
Bogoso Explosion Alert
Disaster Services is currently monitoring this event in Ghana.
“On 20th January 2022, a large blast occurred in an area at Apiate community, near the city of Bogoso about 300km (180 miles) west of the capital of Ghana, Accra. The explosion occurred when a motorcycle went under a truck carrying explosives that was on route to the gold mine at Bogoso. After the blast, people in the community rushed down to the scene, and a second blast occurred a few minutes later. This resulted to in the destruction of dozens of buildings.”