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7 People Feared Dead After Boat Capsized on Lake Volta

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Seven persons are reported dead after a boat in which they were travelling capsized on the Volta Lake yesterday, April 14, 2022.

The seven who were part of twenty people who were on board the boat from a dwarf island, Jemeni to Havekokpe when the incident occurred.

Midway through the journey, they were caught up in a heavy storm, which capsized the boat.

Five (5) females and two (2) male adults lost their lives, while thirteen (13) others were rescued.

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The Eastern Regional Police PRO who indicated that the police have commenced investigations into the incident, said the bodies of the deceased persons have been deposited at a private hospital.


“At about 6:00 pm yesterday, a passenger boat with 20 passengers travelling on the Volta Lake from Jemeni to Havekokpe met an unfortunate situation where the boat capsized, killing 7 people as 13 were rescued. The ages of the deceased ranged from 31-60 years. Their bodies have been deposited at a private morgue on the island as investigations commence.”

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Source: citinewsroom.com










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