In The Volta Lake Toddler Drowned After Boat Capsizes

"There was a heavy storm that capsized the boat. All the people were retrieved, except a little girl of two who was not retrieved".

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Reports from Starrfm online has it that a two year old girl has been confirmed dead following a boat accident on the Volta lake on Wednesday.

According to  the report a commercial boat carrying 20 people from Afram-plains in the Kwahu-North district to Gemeni in South Dayi of the Volta region capsized after a heavy windstorm on the lake.

The Kpando Municipal Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), Ernest Dzegblah, said the 19 other people on the boat were rescued and are responding to treatment at the Anfoega Catholic Hospital, during an interview with  starrfm reporter Lambert Atsivorth starrfm.

"There was a heavy storm that capsized the boat. All the people were retrieved, except a little girl of two who was not retrieved".

He also disclosed that majority of the passengers aboard the boat were not wearing life jackets.

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