Tamale Teaching Hospital conducts mass burial exercise

Source: Zion Abdul Rauf


The management of the Tamale Teaching Hospital in the Northern region have done a  mass burial service for unknown dead bodies at the Tamale General cemetery.

This resulted from a recent power fluctuations in the region causing five compressors of the fridges at the morgue to develop fault.

Alhaji Braimah Saaka, Head of Department for Medical Social Work at the Tamale Teaching Hospital told Bole- based Nkilgi that a court order was secured for the mass burial of bodies kept at the mortuary by the Police as they investigate courses of  death and other unidentified bodies.

He said families and relatives of  corps were duely informed to come for the bodies due to the situation as a high stench was emanating from the various compartments of the fridges for aabout a week now.

A total of 24 corpses were buried during the exercise comprising of 2 babies, 2 men and 20 women.

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