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Two children confirmed dead as boat catches fire in Niger

Written by on October 22, 2023

Two children have been confirmed dead alongside two others following a boat fire incident at Katcha Local Government Area of Niger State. Director-General of the Niger State Emergency Management Agency, Salihu Garba said the boat caught fire following a mechanical fault in the engine, which ignited a jerry can of petrol inside the boat. Garba said the incident happened around 6 pm on Friday, October 20, and that the boat had 145 passengers on board.  He said;  NSEMA has received a report of another boat mishap that claimed two lives of children and injured two persons in Katcha LGA. The incident occurred yesterday 20/10/2023 at about 6 pm when the boat engine caught fire due to mechanical failure and ignited a jerry can of petrol stored inside the boat that had 145 people on board.The occupants are from Danbo community in Kogi State, they were on their way back from Katcha Market. So far, one corpse has been recovered while the search is still ongoing for the second.  The post Two children confirmed dead as boat catches fire in Niger appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.

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