In a heartbreaking incident on May 18, 2023, a man narrowly escaped a tragic fate following torrential rain in Accra, the capital of Ghana.
A shocking video that surfaced on social media depicted the terrifying moment when the man was engulfed by rushing water after being sucked into a drain.
Accra floods: Man rescued from drowning by a group of brave men at Gbawe Zero House
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The video shared captured the heroic efforts of five brave residents from Gbawe. Fearlessly battling against the strong current, they managed to successfully rescue the man, who appeared visibly exhausted but alive.
The heavy downpour wreaked havoc on daily routines, compelling numerous Ghanaians to remain at home instead of going to work.
As is often the case in Accra, certain areas experienced severe flooding, leaving countless commuters stranded.
The video has since drawn, massive attention on socials, with many users expressing deep concerns about the state of drainage systems in the capital.
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