A boat capsizes in northern Nigeria at least 100 deadPolice said the search for survivors intensified. The accident happened in niger rivernear neighboring countries Nigerpolice spokesman said Okami Ajay.
“Yes, we have received an incident report involving a boat with a hundred people on board PattyWe don’t have all the details yet. We have sent people to the area and we will provide details as soon as we have them,” he said. Ajay.
boat capsized in town Eb after coming back from town Bottiin state kwarawhere the passengers attended a wedding.
Night Idris Pata MohammadSecretary of the local government district committee Pattywhere those towns are located, mobilize the military to support the survivors.
muhammad People living in coastal areas are advised not to travel at night because niger river It occasionally overflows due to heavy rain.
Vessel accidents, usually caused by overloaded vessels and poor regulation of water transport, are nigeria.
Ten more people were killed when a rickety boat sank in the river last January Nigerin the northern part of the African country.
Similarly, last October, 76 people died when a boat sank in the state. anambra (SE) After engine failure.