17 passengers were rescued alive as a boat capsizes near third Midland bridge in Lagos.
According to a press release from LASWA, no death was recorded in the incident.
“At about 7 am on Monday 20th of February 2023, a commercial passenger ferry named Fazma logistics, loaded with 17 passengers, left Ikorodu ferry terminal at exactly 6:45 am”. Reads the statement.
“Unfortunately, it capsized en route Ebute Ero around Third mainland bridge close to Bariga ferry terminal”.
All the passengers were rescued alive by first responders including officers of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA).
“Boat recovery operations commenced immediately while the boat captain is been interrogated and investigation is ongoing”. Concluded the statement signed by LASWA management.
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