Five Die In Lagos Boat Mishap

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Not less than five people have died in a boat accident in the Ikorodu Area of Lagos State.

The incident happened at about 5.57 p.m. on Wednesday when the 20-capacity passenger boat, belonging to the firm, Blue Sea capsized while sailing from Ikorodu to Lagos Island.

The general manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Adesina Tiamiyu, who confirmed the deaths, said the cause of the incident was still unknown.

The deceased, whose identities Aare yet unknown, include four women and a man and their bodies of victims have since been deposited at the Ikorodu general Hospital morgue.

Five other persons survived the mishap and were rescued.

Recovery efforts is still on-going.

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