17 year old JHS 3 boy, Patrick Nyarko drown while 12 escape death in abandoned stone quarry pit at Gomoa Asare-krom Near Buduburam in the Gomoa East District of the Central Region.
The pit has been abandoned for about past five years without any precaution messures.
In an interview with Otixpres.com reporter Nana Yaw Asare, an eyewitness Stephen Nyarko says, he saw about 12 to 15 young boys and girls heading towards to the pit to swim.
Stephen said , he tried all his possible best to stop them but failed and after some minutes he saw the rest running, shouting and saying that, Stephen Nyarko has drowned.
Meanwhile Father of the deceased Kweku Owusu expressed shocked after the news broke to him.