Wednesday, March 12, 2014

TRAGEDY: 13 People Feared Dead in Lagos Boat Mishap

According to the National Emergency Management Agency NEMA, about 14 bodies have been recovered after a boat capsized at around 11 p.m. on Tuesday at Festac Town, Lagos.

A distress call was reportedly made to the Navy and the National Emergency management Agency asking for rescue. NEMA sources told reporters that some bodies have been recovered so far.

The boat carrying 15 passengers reportedly capsized opposite 41 Road in Festac around 11: 30 PM. Recovered corpses include 12 men, one woman, and a girl.