Canoe capsize: Five more victims recovered in Jigawa


Five more victims of the canoe mishap in Ringim local Government Jigawa State were recovered.

Saga Gist reported that thirteen people were feared dead in a canoe mishap in Dabi village of Ringim Local Government Area.

The Chairman of the local government said the incident happened Sunday evening, with 13 passengers who were on their way to a condolence visit from Dabi village to Siyango village in Ringim.

Udi said seven out of the thirteen victims were recovered, while the remaining six are still missing.

“Seven people were recovered out of which two died, and the five others are still receiving treatment while the remaining six victims are still missing.”

Police spokesman DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam confirmed the recovery of the victims.

According to him” Among the six missing victims, five corpses were found dead after a long search.”

He said one person is still missing and the search team is working to find the remaining victims.

Shiisu said the corpses were handed over to their relatives for burials.

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