La Gas Explosion Alan Kyeremanten loses sister

His sister was earlier in a critical condition after she suffered serious injuries when the fire resulting from the explosion extended to her shop.

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The sister of Trade Minister nominee Alan Kyeremanten, Bridget Darko, has passed away.

Bridget Darko died from injuries from the recent La Gas explosion. Her shop was located near the area the incident occurred.

play Bridget Darko


She was earlier in a critical condition after she suffered serious injuries when the fire resulting from the explosion extended to her shop.

play Bridget's shop after the explosion


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Accra on December 22 was hit by yet another major fire at a gas station near the Ghana International Trade Fair Centre which has claimed ten lives so far and injured many.

The National Petroleum Authority said the explosion was caused by 'irresponsible human error'.

READ ALSO: Akufo-Addo visits La gas explosion victims

Chief Executive Officer of the NPA, Moses Asaga, explained that two bolts which should have tightened the lid on the gas tanker were missing.

Some of the survivors of the explosion which occurred at the Louis Gas LPG station on December 22 are still on admission at the La General Hospital and 37 Military Hospital in Accra.

play Bridget's shop before the explosion


The late Mrs. Bridget Darko was the Executive Director of Aid to Artisans, Ghana (ATAG), a non-governmental organization (NGO) that was established in 1989 to support the development of the Craft Industry in Ghana.

EDITED: January 17, 2016:

An earlier version of this story had wrongly stated Glory Oil Gas as the station which was the epicenter of the explosion

Police give an update on La Gas explosion

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