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Residents comb hospitals for dead and missing from Ghana explosion as toll rises to 200

  • Family members mourns as the wait to visit victims of the gas station explosion at the police hospital morgue in Accra, Ghana, Monday, June 8, 2015.  Ghana's president, John Dramani Mahama, has declared three days of mourning to begin Monday after a  gas station explosion and flooding in Ghana's capital that killed more than 150 people.  (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

    Family members mourns as the wait to visit victims of the gas station explosion at the police hospital morgue in Accra, Ghana, Monday, June 8, 2015. Ghana's president, John Dramani Mahama, has declared three days of mourning to begin Monday after a gas station explosion and flooding in Ghana's capital that killed more than 150 people. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)  (The Associated Press)

  • A man walk past Ghanaian flags flying at half mast  at the independence square in Accra, Ghana, Monday, June 8, 2015.  Ghana's president, John Dramani Mahama, has declared three days of mourning to begin Monday after a  gas station explosion and flooding in Ghana's capital that killed more than 150 people.  (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

    A man walk past Ghanaian flags flying at half mast at the independence square in Accra, Ghana, Monday, June 8, 2015. Ghana's president, John Dramani Mahama, has declared three days of mourning to begin Monday after a gas station explosion and flooding in Ghana's capital that killed more than 150 people. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)  (The Associated Press)

  • Ghanian flags fly at half mast in the independence square in Accra, Ghana, Monday, June 8, 2015.  Ghana's president, John Dramani Mahama, has declared three days of mourning to begin Monday after a  gas station explosion and flooding in Ghana's capital that killed more than 150 people.  (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

    Ghanian flags fly at half mast in the independence square in Accra, Ghana, Monday, June 8, 2015. Ghana's president, John Dramani Mahama, has declared three days of mourning to begin Monday after a gas station explosion and flooding in Ghana's capital that killed more than 150 people. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)  (The Associated Press)

Ghana's emergency services have raised the toll of those killed in last week's gas station explosion and flooding to 200 as distraught residents search for their loved ones.

Torrential rains caused the fuel depot at a gas station to catch fire, killing those who had taken shelter there on Wednesday as well as many in the surrounding neighborhood.

On Monday, many expressed frustration that they had still not found their loved ones in the various hospitals and morgues around the city.

"I am only hoping that my brother is in one of the hospitals I have yet to visit," said Richard Allotey.

Schools are reopening meanwhile, after being closed by the flooding and next Wednesday there will be a memorial service for the dead.