DRC hunts boat disaster survivors

Three people swim to safety after boat from Tanzania capsizes in Lake Tanganyika.


    The boat was coming from Tanzania and was headed for the DRC town of Moba.
     
    Jean Rigobert Tshimanga, the head of the Tanganyika district, said: "For the present, it is impossible to give a toll. There could have been 30 to 60 people on board."
     
    Seventeen people drowned when an overloaded boat hit a rock in Lake Tanganyika on January 25.
     
    Dozens were missing but about a 100 people were rescued.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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