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Massive Blast and Fire Kills at Least 17, Causes Major Destruction in Ghanian Town

HeadlineJan 21, 2022

In Ghana, at least 17 people were killed after a collision between a motorcycle and a truck carrying explosives triggered a massive fire that leveled homes and businesses in the southwestern town of Apiate. Dozens more were injured, and the death toll could dramatically increase as rescue operations continue. The truck was headed to a gold mine operated by Toronto-based Kinross Gold Corporation.

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