More children's bodies found in Nigeria boat tragedy |nigeria news today headlines update today

More children’s bodies found in Nigeria boat tragedy

Five more bodies of the victims of a ship accident involving ladies and youngsters fleeing armed gang violence in central nigeria are found.

The head of the Niger state emergency agency, Ahmad ibrahim inga, told the BBC the bodies of 4 kids and one man were found on Thursday.

Now a complete of thirteen folks are confirmed dead in the boat tragedy – ten of them kids. Their burials have taken place.

More children's bodies found in Nigeria boat tragedy |nigeria news today headlines update today
More children’s bodies found in Nigeria boat tragedy |nigeria news today headlines update today

The victims from the village of Galkogo in Niger state were fleeing a deadly attack by gunmen on their community on Tuesday.

Their boat then capsized on a major stream. Some managed to flee.

Officials said the boat carrying dozens of individuals was weak and overloaded.

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Armed gangs regionally called bandits have stepped up attacks in northern nigeria displacing nearly a million people.

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