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JUST IN: 17 rescued as boat capsizes in Lagos

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The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) have reported that no fewer than seventeen passengers have been rescued following a boat mishap in the early hours of Monday.

This was made known in a Monday statement.

The statement reads in part: ”At about 7 am on Monday, February 20, 2023, a commercial passenger ferry named Fazma logistics, loaded with 17 passengers, left Ikorodu ferry terminal at exactly 6:45 am en route Ebute Ero but unfortunately capsized around Third mainland bridge close to Bariga ferry terminal”.

LASWA confirmed that all the passengers were rescued alive by the first responders of the agency.

“Boat recovery operations commenced immediately while the boat captain is being interrogated and investigation is ongoing,” the statement confirmed.



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