Eighteen people, including several children, were dead in a ship capsizing in Nigeria
News from Abuja: Nigerian police said on the 13th that a ship capsized in the northeastern Bauchi state of the country on the 12th, resulting in 18 deaths.
The police said that the capsize occurred in the Itas-Gadao area of Bauchi State. A ship carrying 23 people capsized while traveling killing 18 people, and the remaining 5 people were rescued, including several children. At the time of the incident, these people were on their way back to the farm by boat.
According to reports, the local police have launched an investigation into the cause of the accident.