#AccraFloods & Fire Photos from the first day of 3-day mourning of victims at Flagstaff House

Ghana recorded its worst disaster in decades on June 3, when torrential rains displaced many and killed several others. A filling station blast also led to the death of over 200 people, officials say.

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Ghana’s presidency has held a ceremony to officially kick off a three-day national mourning for victims of a filling station blast, and torrential rain in the capital, Accra

The event was led by Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, and had in attendance key state officials. It officially marked the beginning of the mourning, which ends on Wednesday June 10.

It comes a day after a major salvage operation ended at the scene of the inferno.

Ghana recorded its worst disaster in decades on June 3, when torrential rains displaced many and killed several others. A filling station blast also led to the death of over 200 people, officials say.

h/t KasapaFM... PICS: BBC

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