Boat disaster claims 9 lives on Volta Lake, Ghana

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Nine people got drowned when a boat carrying about 30 passengers capsized on the Volta Lake at Tokuroanu in the Krachi-East District.
 
Seven of the bodies, comprising three children and four adults, have been retrieved and deposited at the Worawora Hospital.
 
Two more bodies are yet to be found.
 
The identities of the deceased are yet to be determined.
 
According to Superintendent of Police, Mr Jordan Quaye of the Dambai Police, the boat on which the victims were travelling from Ayafi-Battor to Kissiekope, near Tokroanu, capsized after striking a tree stump.

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