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  1. Ghana Gas Explosion Kills 150

    They were trying to take refuge. Flooding in Accra spelled doom for a group of people sheltering from torrential rains inside a gas station when it swept stores of fuel into a fire and caused a massive explosion. A nearby hospital said its morgue was full, as people trying to rescue survivors and recover bodies were slowed by the continuing floods, but the death toll from fire and flood is expected to rise. Meanwhile, President John Dramani Mahama promised $12 million for for flood relief and to repair the country’s damaged infrastructure once the water recedes. 

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