Some soldiers in Takoradi Air Force Barracks have been accused of attacking residents of Amanful in Takoradi in the Western Region.

The soldiers were said to have beaten up some of the residents after one personnel lost money through gamble with some youth in the area.

According to them, the military men carried out the inhumane act with chains and metal rods after one of their colleagues called the soldiers to the scene.

The residents said, they had to flee the town and into nearby bush, immediately they saw some military vehicles on their streets.

Schools in the area were said to have closed abruptly when some soldiers fired gun shots and chased some of the fleeing young men into the bushes.

The residents said others had to escape for fear of losing their lives as the soldiers attack them fired indiscriminately.

They further said that even some old women and young ladies received severe beating from the soldiers, causing great fear and panic in the area.

Some of the victims according to Takoradi- based Aseda FM’s Kwesi Koomson have been admitted at the Effiakwanta Regional Hospital in Takoradi.

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source: Ghana/Adom News/Nana Sefa Hwenebobo