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Ten killed in Nigeria boat accident

05 Jan 2023, 20:24 GMT+10

ABUJA, 5th January, 2023 (WAM) -- Ten bodies were recovered Wednesday after a boat carrying more than 100 women and children broke apart on a river in northern Nigeria, a local official said.

The vessel, ferrying passengers returning from a farm on the River Niger, broke in half as it approached Samanaji village in Koko-Besse district. The boat had been overloaded with passengers.

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