Catastrophic Boat Accident Leaves Over 70 Missing in Nigeria

Ardo-Kola, Nigeria – A devastating boat accident in northern Nigeria’s Ardo-Kola district has left over 70 people missing. The incident occurred on the Benue River, one of the nation’s largest waterways, involving a vessel packed with traders returning from a fish market. The capsizing represents a recurring disaster in areas where transport via rivers is common but perilous. The boat, carrying more than 100 passengers, capsized late Saturday. In the immediate aftermath, 14 individuals were …

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