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Corps member feared to have drowned in boat accident

11 November 2016, 17:03

Abuja - A National Youth Service Corps has allegedly drowned in a boat accident in Bayelsa State, Punch reported.

The member is said to have hailed from Anambra State, drowned when the canoe he was travelling capsized when it encountered rough currents.

A resident of the community has stated that the deceased gone with two friends across the Osiana Creek by a hand paddle canoe.

Also read: Baby drowned by pirates in Akwa Ibom

Following the boat accident, a search team was sent to look for the trio and only returned with the two friends.

The remains of the deceased are still yet to be found.

The survivors have been stabilised and taken to hospital.

For more on this story visit Punch

 

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