9 killed as boat capsize on Lake Tana

Lake Tana _ boat accident
borkena
December 31,2018

Nine people are dead after a boat capsized over Lake Tana in Western Ethiopia. It is believed that the accident happened around 5:00 a.m in the morning.

Citing sources from Tana Haik Transport, Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) reported that the boat departed from Seleket near Bahir Dar and was heading to Deq Island, where there are monastic churches.

So far, only one body is recovered and the search to recover the rest is underway.

The cause of the accident is not established yet and an investigative team is sent to the scene.



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