Boat cap­size toll to top 50

Sunday Herald Sun - - News -

MORE than 50 peo­ple are feared dead after a boat cap­sized in Nige­ria’s north­west­ern Kebbi State.

The boat, which was car­ry­ing at least 100 pas­sen­gers, was trav­el­ling from neigh­bour­ing Niger when it cap­sized on Wed­nes­day.

Yes­ter­day, 47 peo­ple had been res­cued and nine bod­ies re­cov­ered.

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