At least 150 people have died following an explosion at a gas station in the capital city Accra, President John Dramani Mahama told the Associated Press.
The blast tore through the Ghana Oil Company-operated gas station, which was partly reduced to rubble with shattered windows and walls Wednesday night, Reuters said.
The Accra area has been suffering from severe flooding caused by torrential rain, and it's believed that dozens of people were in the gas station seeking shelter at the time of the blast, according to Al Jazeera.
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