State authority said that boat with teenagers capsized in Nigeria’s Kano state’s Bagwai River.
Nigeria, Kano. (PNB NEWS). The tragedy took place late Tuesday, according to a representative for Kano state’s rescue service.
“We have retrieved 29 corpses, and 7 people had been saved.” state officials told media on Wednesday.
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The quest for the other 13 bodies has still been continuing.
Badau village’s boat was heading for Bagwai for religious practice when it capsized.
The boat was supposed to ferry dozen of youngsters but sank due to overload, according to the same source.
Boat accidents are tragically common on Nigerian waterways mostly due to overcrowding, bad weather, and lack of maintenance.