Ambulance driver shot by armed robbers dies at Korle-bu
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Ambulance driver shot by armed robbers dies at Korle-bu

Ambulance driver shot by armed robbers dies at Korle-bu

Ambulance driver shot by armed robbers dies at Korle-bu

The ambulance driver who was shot by armed robbers while conveying a pregnant woman in labour has died at the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.

Senior Emergency Medical Technician, Abraham Tetteh, died on Saturday morning while on admission.

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He had sustained a gunshot wound on the eye.

The late Abraham Tetteh was the Yilo Krobo Municipal Officer in charge of the National Ambulance Service.

On Friday, Mr Tetteh was conveying a pregnant woman from the Akuse Government Hospital to the Koforidua Regional Hospital when his van was attacked by highway robbers.

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The driver and the pregnant woman were later rushed to the hospital after being rescued by a police patrol team.

Giving details about the attack, the Deputy Eastern Regional Administrative Manager for the National Ambulance Service, Felix Owusu said about 1:30 am the team run into eight armed robbers at Abebease.

According to him, the robbers, upon seeing the ambulance with the siren beacon lights, thought it was the police.

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This triggered the shootout, which resulted in the injuries sustained by the driver.

He added that the robbers also extorted money from the occupants of the ambulance.

Source: www.spotonnews.net

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