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    Two Ada SHS students drown in Volta River

    Two students of the Ada Senior High School (SHS) in the Greater Accra region have drowned in the Volta River.

    The incident happened on Sunday, November 5, 2023.

    The students who are yet to be identified are believed to be between 16 and 18 years old and are alleged to have left the school without exeat to swim in the Volta River close to the school.

    Information gathered by Citi News indicates that residents close by upon spotting them went to their rescue but were unfortunately too late to save the students.

    However according to an eyewitness, these students had gone to to the river to fetch water following a shortage of water in the school

    “The school authorities came yesterday and they went and reported it to the Ada police station so they have taken them to the district hospital,” he added.

    Meanwhile, the police have launched investigations into the drowning of the two students.


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