1 dead, many injured as supporters of NDC and NPP clash at Dormaa West [Video]


One person has been reported dead after supporters of the National Democratic Congress and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) clashed at a registration centre at Nkrankwanta in the Dormaa East Constituency in the Bono Region.

The clash has also left scores injured and properties worth thousands of Ghana cedis destroyed.

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NPP and NDC clashed at Dormaa

According to Daily Graphic, the incident happened during the Electoral Commission’s mop-up of the voter’s registration exercise during which gunshots were fired.

It still remains unclear how the scuffle started but a man who has been identified as Kofi Labatu, a member of the ruling New Patriotic Party, was pronounced dead when he was rushed to the Dormaa Ahenkro Presbyterian Hospital.

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The Member of Parliament for Dormaa West, Mr. Ali Maiga Halidu told the Daily Graphic that the deceased was hit by a bullet fired by security personnel who were deployed to the scene.

Two people are said to be receiving treatment at the Dormaa Ahenkro Presbyterian Hospital – after they sustained gunshot wounds in the Saturday incident

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