The death toll in the Kintampo water fall accident has increased to nineteen (19).

Seventeen persons who were on an excursion to the 25 metres water fall lost their lives after a windstorm which uprooted several trees around the water body.

Adom News’ Wiafe Akenten reported that the  dead include students of Wenchi Methodist Senior High School (SHS) who were on an excursion to the celebrated tourists site.

Footages emerging from the scene shows security personnel assisted by civilians packing the lifeless bodies unto pick up trucks.

The unfortunate incident is said to have occurred between 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm Sunday.

The accident has left the residents of Kintampo and the entire Bring Ahafo region dumbfounded.