Boat carrying 200 people capsizes in Nigeria

Boat carrying 200 people capsizes in Nigeria
# 28 May 2021 04:05 (UTC +04:00)

A boat ferrying about 200 people capsized in the northwestern Nigerian state of Kebbi on Wednesday but the number of casualties remains unclear, a state spokesman said, APA reports quoting Reuters.

The wooden boat capsized near Wara, a town on the shores of Kainji Lake, part of the Niger River, said Yahaya Sarki, a spokesman the governor of Kebbi.

It had about 200 passengers on board, coming from the neighbouring Nigerian state of Niger.

 

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