76 Feared Dead As Boat Capsizes In Anambra

An engine boat loaded with about 85 passengers has capsized and killed no fewer than 76 persons on board.

It was gathered that the ill-fated boat, which had about 85 persons on board, took off from Onukwu Bridge and was heading to Nkwo market, Ogbakuba in Ogbaru Local Government Area, Anambra State, before it capsized. 

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The incident happened early Saturday morning.

According to sources, only nine persons have been rescued while the rest are yet to be seen.

Although, details of the incident were still sketchy, meanwhile, unconfirmed official sources from a State Emergency Management Authority official said the incident happened on Saturday morning.

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