River Volta tragedy: Five drown after boat capsizes

By | May 29, 2016

General News of Sunday, 29 May 2016

Source: Myjoyonline.com


Volta River Tragdy File photo.

Five children reportedly drowned when a boat carrying 60 persons capsized on the River Volta on Sunday.

According to an eyewitness, the boat which was carrying passengers from Nantwekope to Yeji hit a tree stump in the middle of the journey and capsized.

A rescue team managed to save a number of passengers but the children drowned before help came. Their bodies have been retrieved from the river.

The survivors believe more people may have died because some passengers have yet to be accounted for.

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