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Three Killed In Niger Boat Accident

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Three persons have died in a boat accident which occurred on the River Kaduna at Wuya village, along Bida-Mokwa road.
The Niger State Emergency Management Agency confirmed that the incident occurred around 12:00 pm on Friday, however, the agency only received the news on Saturday morning.
According to the NEMA Public Relations Officer, Mr Ibrahim Audu, a man and his two children from Edati local government lost their lives in the incident and only the peddler of the boat survived.
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He further stated that their corpses have been recovered for burial.
Boat accidents have gradually become a regular occurrence in Niger State especially at the peak of the raining season.
Weeks prior to this recent incident, over 15 persons were reported to have died in a similar accident on River Malale in Borgu Local Government Area of the state.

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