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21 feared dead in Benue boat mishap

A report from Benue State says twenty one persons were today feared dead following a Boat mishap at a crossing point in River Benue.

The twenty-one victims were among twenty three members of ECAN Church Ijaha, Makurdi Local Government who boarded the Boat to attend a conference across the River.

An eye witness told our correspondent that in the course of the journey, the boat capsized during which an immediate search conducted by Marine Police led to the rescue of two persons while twenty one are still missing .

Confirming the incident, Police Public Relations officer, Benue command, DSP Sewuese Anene said the search was still on.

Emmanuel Gwaza

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Alike Dagba Polycarp July 7, 2020 at 5:56 pm

May God provide the death body for us.

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