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BREAKING: Tragedy As Boat With Over 100 Passengers Capsizes In Taraba

A source  at the Mayoreneyo local jetty told our reporter that none of the passengers had life jacket…

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Tragedy As Boat With Over 100 Passengers Capsizes

A tragic incident occurred in Taraba State when a boat carrying traders, women, children, and other passengers capsized on its way to Binnari town.

VerseNews learnt that many of the passengers were returning from the Mayoreneyo fish market in Ardo-Kola Local Government Area.

The boat left Mayoreneyo local jetty at about 3.30pm and capsized 40 minutes later, according to sources.

In a telephone interview, a resident of Binnari, said, “As l am  talking to you now, only bodies of two persons were recovered by local divers.”

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A source  at the Mayoreneyo local jetty told our reporter that none of the passengers had life jacket when the incident occurred.

Acting chairman of inland water transporters in Taraba state, Jidda Mayoreneyo, said that  about 15 bodies were recovered close to the scene.

The police are yet to confirm the incident.

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