The explosion happened at Onyina Nofo in the Ahafo Ano South West District in the Ashanti Region which killed three people instantly,the driver,his assistant and a two year -old-boy living in the community
According to eye witnessed the fuel tanker lost balance and skewed into the village and exploded in the process.
Three other children are yet to be found according to residents and about 20 houses got affected in the community.
Seven people who sustained various degrees of injury have been sent to the hospital for treatment.
Personnel from the Ghana Police Service and the Ghana National Fire Service were at the scene to bring the situation under control.
Meanwhile, the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) is working to provide relief items for the victims.
“NADMO is also coming in with some mattresses and other things to support them so that we can get them accommodation.
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