11 killed as boat capsizes in Niger | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, July 12, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, July 12, 2019

11 killed as boat capsizes in Niger

Eleven people drowned yesterday when their boat capsized on a river in central Niger, the governor of the region told AFP. The accident happened near the town of Maradi, said governor Zakari Oumarou of the Maradi region near the border with Nigeria. “Three or four passengers” of the boat were also reported missing, a local source added.

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