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18 month old baby killed in floods at Nkafoa, Central Region

An 18 month old baby has been killed in floods at Nkafoa, a community in the Cape Coast North Constituency in the Central Region.

The incident occurred on Friday after a downpour that left many areas in the Cape Coast North Constituency flooded with several property destroyed.

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According to an aunt of the deceased, she left the 18 month old and her elder sister in the care of a neighbor and left for the market. After the downpour the little girl in the company of other children are said to have gone out to play. While attempting to jump over a gutter that had flood waters rushing through it, she fell into and was carried away.

Attempts to rescue her failed. A search party was organized to retrieve the body but after several of search with no results, elders in the community poured libation after which her  body was found.

The deceased has been buried. Newswiregh.com understands her death is coming just a week after the funeral of her mother.

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