Incident

20 dead as boat carrying school children and others capsize in Kano Open

Category: Vehicle Accident
Time: 01 Dec 21, 12:02PM
Address: Bagwai Local Govt. Secretariat, Bichi-Bagwai Road, Bagwai, Nigeria
Reported by: Saliu Juliana

Twenty people have been confirmed dead with seven others rescued after a boat carrying passengers capsized in Bagwai River in Bagwai Local Government Area (LGA) of Kano State. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abdullahi Haruna, said a rescue mission was underway, adding that the number of people involved in the accident cannot be ascertained yet. 20 bodies have been recovered, and we were able to rescue seven. The boat was overloaded with passengers numbering 40 to 50 passengers.

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