Construction Workers and Land Guards Engage In Bloody Gunfight; One Shot In The Neck

A bloody gunfight that ensued between construction workers and armed men believed to be land guards has left one in a critical condition.

The incident happened in an area between Awutu Bonsuoko and Gomoa Fetteh in the Central Region.

The Senya Bereku District Police Commander, ASP Kingsley Asirifi Asante, who confirmed the incidetn said, the construction workers were casting concrete when the intruders, numbering four, on motorbikes, storm the site to demand that they stop work.

Mr Asante said the land guards were alleged to have opened fire on the builders.

He said unbeknown to the land guards, the construction workers had superior arms hence responded in equal measure, leading to one land guard being gunned down.

The injured is currently receiving treatment at the Winneba Trauma and Specialist Hospital.

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