Ten Dead, Others Missing After Boat Capsizes in Zanzibar

An official in Tanzania’s self-governing region of Zanzibar says ten people have died after their boat overturned while they were traveling to attend a funeral.

Regional Commissioner of South Region Mattar Zahor said nine other boat passengers were rescued and treated after the capsizing Tuesday night near Kisiwapanza, an islet adjacent to Mkoani district.  

High winds caused a temporary pause in the operation, the commissioner explained that “our search team will do the best it can to make sure we find them”


All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from News Central TV.
Your Friends Also Read:  Tanzania's Parliament Speaker, Job Ndugai Resigns

Contact: digital@newscentral.ng

Total
0
Shares

Leave a Reply

Previous Article

AfDB Grants Mozambique $47.09m for Special Agro-industrial Processing Zone

Next Article

U.S. Special Envoy for Horn of Africa, Jeffery Feltman, to Leave Post

Related Posts
Powered by Live Score & Live Score App