A gas filling station near the Trade Fair Center in Accra has exploded injuring many with suspected number of people dead.
It is unclear what may have caused the explosion but eyewitnesses say a number of people who were at the filling station during the time of the explosion.
The fire service have arrived at the scene to bring the huge flames under control but reports from the scene indicate that after the explosion thick black smoke was billowing into the sky.
This video shows the footage of an explosion that occurred on Thursday evening at Labadi in the Greater Accra region which left five people dead.
Though the cause of the explosion is still unknown, 12 people including workers at the filing station were injured and are in critical condition.
Six persons are reported dead.
The explosion specifically occurred between the Labadi Cemetery and Trade Fair Centre.