N/R: River Oti Kills 8 In Saboba

Eight persons including a heavily pregnant women have been reportedly drowned in a river at Nakpaal in the Saboba district of the Northern region Sunday night

The eight, according to the DCE of the area Hon. Adolf Ali were returning from a funeral ground at Togo when their boat got wretched on the Oti river

It is unclear what caused the boat wretched but the DCE suggested that all persons were intoxicated

“We are able to retrieved seven of them leaving one. The were returning from Togo and got to the river Oti in the night…but one of them said he can pedal the boat; and on their way they got drowned”, Hon Adolf told pressmen

A rescue team made up of locals and security personnel is on the Oti river trying to retrieve the the remaining body.

Story By : Eliasu Tanko, Tamale N/R

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