29 dead in Kano boat accident

"We have recovered 29 bodies... and rescued seven passengers..."
Boat mishap
Boat mishapFILE

Agency Report

An overloaded boat carrying 42 passengers, mostly children aged eight to 15, capsized late on Tuesday in northwest Nigeria's Kano state, a rescue agency spokesman said.

Spokesman for Kano state's fire service, Saminu Abdullahi said, "We have recovered 29 bodies... and rescued seven passengers. The search for the remaining 13 bodies is ongoing."

Details soon...

AFP

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