January 5, 2023, 03:41 – Public News Service – OSN

On the Niger River in the state of Kebbi, located in the northern part of Nigeria, there was crash river passenger ship. As a result of the incident passed away ten people. Such information is shared by AFP.

It is reported that there were about a hundred passengers on board. At some point, the ship broke into two parts.

Eighty people were rescued, according to local authorities. In addition, the bodies of ten victims of the incident were found, ten more people are currently missing.

According to preliminary information, the overload of the vessel became the cause of the incident.

Late last month, a helicopter crashed in the Gulf of Mexico near Louisiana. More on the topic read in material Public news service.

Prior to that, the preliminary reason for which the Mi-8 helicopter suffered crash in Buryatia. Law enforcement agencies are considering a version with a fire in the engine of the aircraft.