A boat carrying 85 people overturned on Friday, October 7, in Umunnankwo community of Ogbaru Local Government Council of Anambra State, leaving 30 people unaccounted for.
According to eyewitness accounts provided to Daily Trust, the boat capsized as it was traveling toward Nkwo Market and Ogbakuba, both of which are located in Ogbaru LGA.
About 30 persons are unaccounted for after the incident. The Transition Committee Chairman, Ogbaru Local Government Area, Hon. Pascal Aniegbuna, told newsmen that some of the passengers were rescued while several others lost their lives.