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Sunday, 16 April 2017

Photos: 7 dead, 136 missing as boat carrying passengers from Kebbi State capsizes in River Niger

At least seven people have been confirmed dead and seven hospitalized when a boat carrying 150 passengers from Ngaski Local Govt Area of Kebbi State who were returning from Malali Market hit a branch of tree and capsized along River Niger.
Confirming the incident on Saturday, the Coordinator of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara State, Alhaji Sulaiman Muhammad said that efforts were on going between fishermen and the Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) to rescue the missing passengers.
As soon as we got hint of the mishap, we put a call to NIWA to help rescue the missing passengers. All the people on board were missing, but as rescue and search continue wide and deep of the river intensified, 14 people have been discovered; seven died and seven haven taking to Ngaski Hospital." he said.

23 comments:

Eddy Ogbunambala said...

May their souls rest in peace

Vivian Reginalds said...

sad
-D great anonymous now as Vivian Reginalds

Ibrahim Yusuf said...

May their gentle souls rest in perfect peace. Ameen.

Ibrahim Yusuf said...

Ameen Ya Allah.

Alloy Chikezie said...

May the souls of the dead rest in peace.

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abdulsomod said...

innalillahi wainna illahi rajiuun. we cane from ALLAH and there we return

abdulsomod said...

innalillahi wainna illahi rajiuun. we cane from ALLAH and there we return

abdulsomod said...

innalillahi wainna illahi rajiuun. we cane from ALLAH and there we return

Anonymous said...

Kebbi disaster again? Everything bad na Kebbi state get am. Na only Kebbi waka come. RIP sha

harun said...

What a strategy...may their souls rest in peace.

christie benjamin said...

RIP to dem!

Queen Oku said...

Na wa o , Bad News Every Day. May God help us

Aliyu Sirajo Sani said...

May their souls rest in perfect peace amen

Chioma Yvonne said...

Oh dear,rip

Oskirin said...

How come? Most of ds accidents on our roads n water are avoidable ones.u need to c hw dey load passengers on truck and canoe as if dey dos lives are not important.d security outfits need to do alot of sensitization n prosecutes erring offenders if we want to stem d tide of ds unwarranted deaths.RIP to dem

ken christy said...

May their souls rest in perfect peace, Amen

dee boi said...

It's well... dee

Monemi said...

Rip

Anonymous said...

rip

Anonymous said...

Harun its not STRATEGY but TRAGEDY..everybody wan speak English..

Toy baby said...

Nawah for some pple, anybody can make mistakes, u are to correct not to insult....ha anonymous 17:57

Toy baby said...

May they RIP

Anonymous said...

Na wa for you too must u comment annon 17:59 corrected the mistake appropriately why u taking panadol for someone's headache

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