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School is shut down over ghost scare in Ghana

Posted on Saturday, 12 October, 2019 | Comment icon 23 comments

The pupils were all sent home. Image Credit: CC BY 2.0 Ben Sutherland
The decision to close the school was made after a ghost sighting sent several pupils into a state of mass hysteria.
The peculiar series of events occurred at Fumbisi Senior High in the country's Upper East Region.

According to reports, a group of pupils had been studying late at night when a "strange object which looked like a human" suddenly appeared in the room with them.

The teenagers were so spooked that they started to run terrified in all directions.

In the chaos that ensued, 19 pupils collapsed and one even jumped off a second-floor balcony. One group went out and started pelting the housemistress' bungalow with stones at 1am in the morning before moving on to the headmaster's bungalow and assaulting a night watchman.

Several pupils ended up in hospital and some are still thought to be there.

"According to the information that we have, some of the girls have some attacks which looks spiritual so they have been rushed to the Sandema Government Hospital," said Superintendent Samuel Ntoso.

"The school has been closed down and all the students have left the campus."

Source: Ghana Web | Comments (23)

Tags: Ghost, Haunting, Mass Hysteria

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #14 Posted by Bed of chaos on 13 October, 2019, 2:28
I've been out of country more than once. Life is different everywhere. Not my fault Haiti is filled with poverty or corruption.
Comment icon #15 Posted by pallidin on 13 October, 2019, 2:45
Why does this seem to happen in countries/places with virtually impossible verification standards?
Comment icon #16 Posted by onlookerofmayhem on 13 October, 2019, 2:55
@pallidin Because when these types of events are able to be scrutinized and examined there is almost always a simple, earthly explanation.  When dealing with a superstitious group of people the power of suggestion is indeed powerful. Could also be a simple prank to get out of school. Otherwise : Real ghost = .0000001% Fake ghost = 99.9999999%
Comment icon #17 Posted by the13bats on 13 October, 2019, 3:05
And of the ones not explained by simple eartly explanations we still only have unexplained not a single proven haunt or ghost or anything paranormal, The warrens for example saw demons everywhere, made great money off it but not once proved a single case, all just stories.
Comment icon #18 Posted by Habitat on 13 October, 2019, 3:22
Have you convinced yourself yet bats ? I'm thinking not !
Comment icon #19 Posted by the13bats on 13 October, 2019, 3:27
Thats what happens when you think, you make up stuff, how your mind works, not the first time or last. phychobabble to try to inlicit a trigger wont work, I ran out of my box of Purina troll chow to feed you, If you blindly believe in paranormal thats super
Comment icon #20 Posted by Habitat on 13 October, 2019, 3:38
I don't blindly believe. You are certainly in process of trying to convince yourself.
Comment icon #21 Posted by the13bats on 13 October, 2019, 3:54
No, you convinced me yourself you blindly believe. People, attention please our friend habitat is obviously feeling a bit loney and ignored, in his full make up stuff troll to trigger mode, Can someone please provide some troll chow or perhaps a nice cyber hug for him, I'm all out. Thanks all,
Comment icon #22 Posted by Desertrat56 on 13 October, 2019, 15:43
It must be a boarding school.  We don't have those in the U.S. anymore.
Comment icon #23 Posted by DanL on 13 October, 2019, 17:26
Punk kids decide to throw rocks at Headmasters house, attack security guard, get caught claim that a ghost made them do it, and they closed the school. Makes sense to me... The old devil made me doing excuse strikes again only in Ghana it actually worked. I guess from no on punk kids can get away with anything there. If you get caught just blame it on a ghost making you do it and you are home free!!

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