Nigeria Boat Tragedy | Nigeria: Boat full of rides drowned in river, 103 killed, 97 missing, 100 rescued, 300 people were on board

Pic: Social Media New Delhi. According to the big news received from Nigeria, a boat sank in the Niger River in the early hours of Monday in KK Kwara here. 103 people have died in this accident, while 97 people have gone missing in the water. According to the information, 100 people have been rescued so far. At the same time, according to media reports on the matter, there were 300 people in the boat. Everyone was returning from a wedding ceremony. The local police informed about this on Tuesday. He told that the missing people are still being searched. On the matter, police spokesman Okasanmi Ajayi said that the boat crashed in the Niger River in Pategi district of Kwara state in the early hours of Monday. A large number of people are still missing and the local people and the police are looking for them. He told that 100 people have been rescued so far. Here, according to CNN’s report on the matter, a local resident said that some people had gone to a wedding in Agboti village. That’s why due to heavy rain during this time the roads were filled with water. In such a situation, some of the wedding guests resorted to crossing the river by boat to leave the village. On the other hand, Okasanmi Ajayi told that while coming towards the shore on the other side, his boat collided with the trunk of a tree hidden in the water and broke. After this, she split into two and drowned in the water. Regarding the incident, local resident chief Abdul Gana Lukpada said, “The boat was overcrowded. There were about 300 people in it. The boat collided with a huge log under water and got damaged. The office of Kwara Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazak issued a statement expressing condolences.

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