Eight dead as passenger boat capsizes

Eight dead as passenger boat capsizes

At least eight people died and several others remain missing after a passenger boat capsized off the coast of Borneo on Monday, an official said, in the latest deadly maritime accident in Indonesia. The ferry was carrying some 45 people when it sank just minutes after leaving Tanjung Selor in North Borneo province, said Gusti […] ...
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Four die, 11 missing as ferry capsizes off Philippines

Four die, 11 missing as ferry capsizes off Philippines

Four people were killed and 11 others were missing Thursday after a ferry with hundreds on board capsized in stormy weather off the Philippines, rescuers said. Over 200 passengers and crew were plucked to safety after the Mercraft 3 keeled over in heavy seas e...
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16 die as boat capsizes in India

16 die as boat capsizes in India

At least 16 people, including women and children, died Sunday after a boat packed with 38 passengers capsized in a river in southern India, police said. Police in the city of Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh state said they recovered at least 16 bodies from Krishn...
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Five students feared dead in Kaduna boat mishap

Five students feared dead in Kaduna boat mishap

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Five students of Victory College, Ungwan Yelwa in Chikun Local Government Area in Kaduna State on Wednesday drowned in River Kaduna while on an excursion. The five students, including a female whose names were obtained by our corresponden...
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Cameroon elite army boat capsizes leaving many missing

ONLY three people have been rescued so far after a Cameroonian army vessel carrying 37 people capsized off the country’s south-west coast, an army source has told the BBC. Soldiers from an elite military unit [...] The post Cameroon elite army boat capsi...
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