A tragic incident unfolded in Pusiga, located within the Upper East Region, where a harrowing attack resulted in the loss of nine lives.
As reported by Citi News, the assailants fired on buses heading to Bawku from Cinkaasi in neighbouring Togo at the Gbewaa College of Education police barrier.
In a brazen display of violence, the attackers opened fire on the buses, leading to this devastating loss of life.
In response to this dire situation, security agencies have promptly mobilized to assess and address the unfolding crisis.
Currently, the identities of the victims have yet to be disclosed by the Police, leaving their families and the community in anguish and uncertainty.
The reason behind this shocking attack is still unknown, which heightens the suspense surrounding it.
Notably, this tragedy occurs against the backdrop of heightened tension within the Upper East Region, marked by several clashes among ethnic groups in recent months.
In the aftermath of the assault, the injured individuals have been swiftly transported to a nearby hospital to receive vital medical treatment, while the deceased have been respectfully moved to a morgue.