Three die in Lagos boat mishap

Three persons have been confirmed dead in a boat mishap that happened in Lagos last night. According to a statement from the General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Adesina Tiamiyu, a boat carrying 20 passengers capsized between Liverpool and Coconut Under Bridge in Lagos at about 8pm on Wednesday night November 7th. The boat was heading to Ojo from Liverpool when it capsized. 12 passengers were rescued alive, 3 were confirmed dead while five other passengers are being searched for.”12 of the passengers were rescued alive by the Lagos State Waterways Authority officials and local divers. Two males and one female were confirmed dead, while search and rescue operation have been put on hold till the following day for the remaining five missing people. The three bodies have been bagged, and the men were handed over to the State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit to be deposited at the morgue. The female victim, identified as Alhaja, was handed over to her family after proper documentation by the Marine Police Officers,” Tiamiyu said.The post Three die in Lagos boat mishap appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.

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  1. This is sad ooooo

  2. Life of no ones

  3. so painful. rip

  4. This really sad. Father console the bereaved rest in peace

  5. so sad, lord have mercy

  6. So sorry for the loss, May God strengthen the families of the departed

  7. Chai rest in peace

  8. Thanks for this wonderful information

  9. This is sad

  10. Wow…my phobia for water still fresh. God help them

  11. what a bad news

  12. Rest in peace to them

  13. What a painful death

  14. oh God may their soul rest in peace

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