The Ministry of Education has commiserated with the bereaved families of the school children who died in a bus fire at Amansie Central in the Ashanti Region.
Three minors lost their lives, and several others were hospitalized after a vehicle they were travelling in caught fire at Huu in the Amansie Central District on Tuesday, June 13.
The incident occurred while the students were returning from school.
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The charred remains of three pupils were discovered in a Sprinter bus that was intended to transport the children from Huu to the neighbouring community of Edwenase.
The Ministry of Education in a statement said, “On behalf of the Ministry and the entire education community, I extend my heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the young victims. The loss of any child is an immeasurable tragedy and this incident has shaken us to our core. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families during this unimaginably difficult time. Once again, I extend my deepest sympathies to the families affected by this tragic incident. May the souls of the young ones rest in eternal peace and may their families find strength and support in this difficult time”.
The Ministry assured to provide support to the affected families.
“The Ministry of Education is committed to providing every possible support to the affected families, ensuring that they receive the care, counselling and assistance they need to cope with this devastating loss,” the Ministry of Education said in its statement.