Lagos: Boat mishap in Festac kills 11

A boat carrying not less than fifteen persons is said to have capsized at 4th Avenue, Opposite 41 Road Junction, Festac Town, Lagos.
Rescue team
The Public Information Officer, National Emergency Agency (NEMA), Mr Ibrahim Farinloye disclosed this on Tuesday evening.

Witness says that it had over 15 people in it.

A distress call was sent to the Navy and the National Emergency management Agency asking for rescue. NEMA sources told SaharaReporters that 11 bodies have been recovered so far. The search and rescue operations continue.

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