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1 dead, 1 missing and 68 rescued, after boat tragedy at Bongase

One woman is reported dead and 68 people including a boat operator have been recused from the Bui River at Bongase in the Bono Region after the boat they were being ferried in capsized.

A local search party at Bongase is still in the waters looking for the remaining one other victim.

JoyNews sources in the community say on May 25th, a local engine boat with 70 passengers believed to be illegal miners from a galamsey base called Akufo-Addo and Alegele, was heading towards Bongase near Nsuano.

However, the boat could not reach its destination as it hits a tump and capsised with all 70 passengers.

Source: Ghana News

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