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GACL investigating suspicious bag after explosion scare at Kotoka International Airport

Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) has confirmed a bizarre incident that took place on Tuesday, December 28 at the Kotoka International Airport.

In a viral video on Twitter, travellers checking in and out were seen taking cover at Terminal 3 of KIA, while a sound purported to be an explosion was heard.

Many have speculated that it could be a weapon raising questions about the security situation at the facility.

GACL investigating suspicious bag after explosion scare at Kotoka International Airport

But the GACL says around 9 pm that day, an unattended bag was sighted at the arrival hall of Terminal 3 of Kotoka International Airport (KIA).

GACL investigating suspicious bag after explosion scare at Kotoka International Airport

In a statement, the GACL said it later contacted the Base Ammunition Depot Unit of the Ghana Armed Forces to conduct a preliminary assessment of the content of the bag upon which it was taken away for further investigations.

GACL investigating suspicious bag after explosion scare at Kotoka International Airport

Management of GACL has however assured passengers and the general public of safety and security at the airports and has apologized for the disruption caused by the incident.

GACL investigating suspicious bag after explosion scare at Kotoka International Airport
Officers of the Base Ammunition Depot Unit of the Ghana Armed Forces
GACL investigating suspicious bag after explosion scare at Kotoka International Airport

Source: myjoyonline.com

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