​Over 30 escape death as fire guts VIP bus en route to Kumasi

All passengers on board the VIP bus lost their belongings

A VIP bus en route to the Ashanti Regional capital Kumasi caught fire when it developed a mechanical fault in a town near Nkawkaw on Sunday, September 17, 2017.

A passenger, Kwabena Nyarko who narrated the ordeal said a bread seller prompted the driver of an unusual smoke billowing out of the car.


Alarmed by the incident, the driver decided to stop and urged all passengers to get off the bus, when the passengers got down, the back tyre exploded.

The over 30 passengers escaped unhurt, although the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) was called to intervene, it took them more than 30 minutes to get to the scene and upon their arrival, there was little they could do to rescue the already burning bus.

Reports suggest all the passengers on board the VIP bus lost their belongings.

Source: primenewsgh.com

Author: Denis Andaban

Denis Andaban is a young writer and practising journalist. He is also a young teacher who has an unrepentant passion for writing. He has written feature articles ranging from politics, social issues, academic and relationship. He also writes news for many online media portals. Currently, He is reading B A English Language Education at the University of Education, Winneba, Kumasi. Denis Andaban is a native of Fian in the Upper West Region

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