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Northern Regional Police on manhunt for Bimbilla shooters

The Northern Regional police have begun a manhunt for some persons who allegedly shot and killed three persons yesterday [Thursday] in the Bimbilla township. The incident occurred on Thursday night after the victims had finished with their evening Islamic prayers. According to eyewitnesses, two persons on a motorbike allegedly shot at them and sped off. It is unclear what may ...

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3 dead, 8 injured from sporadic gunshots in Bimbilla

Three people have died in Bimbilla in the Northern Region with eight others injured following an attack by unknown assailants. The incident occurred on Thursday night when the victims had finished with their evening Islamic prayers, and were seated at a known public place. According to eyewitnesses, two persons on a motorbike allegedly shot at them and sped off. It ...

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Police officer interdicted for allegedly killing GSTS student

The Police administration in the Western Region say they have interdicted the officer who allegedly shot and killed a student of Ghana Secondary Technical School (GSTS). Detective Corporal Adjei Shaibu last Saturday, gunned down 17-year old Lawrence Baidoo after supposedly mistaking the deceased and his friends for armed robbers, when they were in fact on their way to a concert. ...

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Probe into Korle Bu ‘stray bullet’ incident poor – Lab scientists

The Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (GAMLs) has bemoaned the lack of urgency and progress in police investigations into the shooting of a medical laboratory scientist at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. Solomon Quarshie, was reportedly hit by a stray bullet around 4:00pm on Monday evening. A statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of GAMLs, Dennis Adu-Gyasi, lamented the fact that no arrests ...

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Two dead in German nightclub shooting

A gunman has been shot dead by German police after opening fire at a nightclub in the city of Konstanz. One person was killed and three seriously injured in the attack at about 04:30 (02:30 GMT) on Sunday. The shooter targeted the Grey club in an industrial part of the city, on Max-Stromeyer-Strasse. Police have ruled out a terrorist motive. ...

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US gunman kills three ‘in race attack’

Three white men were killed and another wounded when a black gunman opened fire in Fresno, California, in a suspected race attack, police have said. Kori Ali Muhammad shot 16 rounds in 90 seconds in the shooting spree on Tuesday, said Police Chief Jerry Dyer. He shouted “God is great” in Arabic as police arrested him but this was a ...

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Tulsa shooting police officer charged

A police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been charged with manslaughter, a prosecutor has said. Officer Betty Shelby shot and killed Terence Crutcher last week while he was standing next to his broken-down car. In Charlotte, North Carolina, a curfew went into effect to prevent a third night of violence after a black ...

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NMS Infrastructure renovates Kugrago primary school

NMS Infrastructure Limited, the British Company constructing seven modern district hospitals across the country under the “Build to care” programme, has renovated the dilapidated Kugrago Primary School building in the Garu-Tempane District of the Upper East Region. Garu-Tempane is one of the beneficiary districts for the hospital project. The initiative, which forms part of NMS International’s ‘giving back project’, was done ...

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Chinese Ambassador’s school block not a personal gift – Hanna Tetteh

The Member of Parliament for the Awutu Senya West Constituency, Hanna Serwah Tetteh, has denied reports that a six unit classroom block built by the Chinese Ambassador in her constituency is a birthday gift. According to her “the school is a public school and not a private property; it certainly is not a personal gift to me.” But, Hanna Tetteh in a ...

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Ablekuma North MP gives to schools

Mr Justice Joe Appiah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ablekuma North, has donated 200 dual desks to schools in his constituency. The schools are St Stephen Catholic School, Odorkor 4 and 5, Salleria and Kwashieman cluster of schools. Presenting the desks, Mr Appiah said his gesture was in line with his commitment to contribute to the education of children in ...

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