Police find seven bodies after a boat sinks in Taraba

On Monday, the Taraba State Police Command reported that seven bodies had been retrieved from the recent boat accident in the state.

However, the Police Command, which made the announcement in a statement, noted that it was impossible to determine how many people were on board the vessel.

Saturday’s boating disaster in Mayoranewo village, Ardo-Kola local government council, caused widespread sadness among the state’s population.

According to reports, the boat left Mayoranewo Market in Ardo-Kola council and was headed to Karim-Lamido, another neighboring council, when it capsized in the waterway leading to Binnari hamlet.

Seven bodies have been found so far, according to a statement released by the Taraba State Police Command.

Taraba State Police Command sent Marine Police officers to the scene as soon as they heard about it, working in tandem with riverside residents including divers and fishermen.

The Command has reported that the hunt for survivors and bodies of the drowned passengers continues.

Based on the findings of the DAILY POST, more than fifty people boarded a boat at the Mayoranewo market bound for several villages in the Karim-Lamido local government area.

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