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In accordance with a 3News report, a boat transporting mourners from Azizanya to Azizakpe on the Volata Lake has capsized.

Whereas a rescue effort is underway to save lots of the remaining passengers, 5 of the over 20 passengers on board have been verified dead. Daniel Adzakpa, an assemblyman from the Azizakpe Electoral Space, verified the disaster to

He claimed that the canoe capsized on Saturday morning throughout a storm as it was transporting mourners to an Azizakpe funeral. The assemblyman estimated that the skiff ought to have held about 25 people, however he noticed that there have been extra.

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“The boat was overloaded,” he said on TV3‘s Noon Dwell on Saturday, March 18. Because the rescue operation was being carried out, tons of of residents, together with different mourners, had been seen praying for good tidings.

The locals, who had been primarily girls, had been praying aloud on the riverbanks for the lacking people to be found.

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