Friday, December 16, 2011

Boat Capsides, claims 30 lives

Over 30 passengers of a wooden boat lost their lives after the boat they were traveling in capsized at the Eagle Island in Port-Harcourt last night. Only seven people survived.

The passengers used the water instead of the road to Rumuolumeni before taking taxis to Port-Harcourt

Rivers State Police Public Relations Officer, who confirmed the incident, said seven persons were rescued after the boat mishap, adding that the bodies of the victims certified dead have been deposited at the BMH mortuary.

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