Canoe mishap kill six teenage girls in Kebbi

Tue Dec 3rd, 2019 - Kebbi

Six teenage girls were confirmed dead on Tuesday in Kebbi State after a canoe mishap in Suru Local Government Area of Kebbi state.

Confirming the incident to newsmen in Birnin Kebbi, Suru Local Government Chairman Umaru Maigandi said that the incident occurred when the canoe capsized while ferrying the victims across Tindifai River on Monday.

According to him, the canoe left Tindifai village conveying nine girls to a Fadama area where they were going to harvest rice but it capsized along the way.




source: Guardian