10 Persons Dead, 19 Rescued In Lagos Boat Misharp

At least, Ten persons have been confirmed dead while 19 others were saved in a boat mishap this afternoon in Lagos.

Our correspondent confirmed that theĀ boat owned by Sealink boat services loaded with 20 passengers from Ikorodu Ebutte Jetty going to Ebute Ero.

According to information at our disposal, the cause of the accident was that this Sealink passenger boat ran over a wooden sand dredging boat that had earlier sunk.

While 19 passengers were rescued alive, the body of the only dead woman-passenger was recovered and deposited at the mortuary but nine more bodies were found floating early Tuesday morning.
 

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