An unnamed Laboratory Technician at Ghana’s premier health facility, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has been shot by an unidentified gunman while working at one of the Laboratories on Monday.
Surgeons spent the entire night in the threatre trying tirelessly to extract bullets from the victim’s shoulder where he was shot at.
Following the unfortunate incident, security has been intensified at the country’s major health referral centre to ensure both staff and patients are safe, while the perpetrator of the crime is hunted for.
The Public Relations Officer of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Mustapha Salifu who confirmed the incident stated that the victim is currently in critical condition.
He disclosed that a report has been made to both the police and the hospital’s internal security about the incident and they are on the look out for any suspicious characters around the facility.
Mustapha Salifu noted that the situation is under control and urged the staff to go about their legitimate duties without fear.