‘Soldiers’ Attack Residents of Tontokrom–Leave Two Currently Fighting for Their Lives

Residents of Tontokrom in the Amansie West district of the Ashanti region say they have been attacked by soldiers from the Ghana Armed Forces, an incident which has led two people fighting for their lives and several others fleeing the small town.

The purported soldiers according to eyewitnesses reportedly stormed the community around 10pm Sunday and were heavily armed and started attacking residents.

Apart from those who fled the town and those fighting for their lives, others are said to have sustained life-threatening injuries from the attack.

Via StarrFmOnline:

A resident and an eyewitness narrating the incident to Starr News said two people are currently fighting for their lives.

He added that most of the residents have fled into nearby bushes while some were taken by the men in military uniform.

Meanwhile, the Public Affairs Director of the Ghana Armed Forces Col. Aggrey Quarshie in an interview with Ultimate FM said the military is unaware of any incident in Tontokrom.

According to him, the military has not sanctioned any operation adding that investigations will commence to ascertain the veracity of the reports.


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