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Two boats collide and capsized, 11 rescue 2 missing in Lagos
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Two boats collide and capsized, 11 rescue 2 missing in Lagos 

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Elkana also said that the police and other emergency agencies rescued 11 passengers involved in a boat mishap at Itun Àgan community in Amuwo Odofin area of the state.

Elkana said that 13 passengers were on board a wooden boat fitted with 30HP Yamaha Engine, operated by one Mr Adesuyi John.

“The wooden boat allegedly collided with an NPA TUG Boat with the inscription: ‘Lárana and No 9252723,’ at Itun Àgan area, Amuwo Odofin.

“Consequently, the wooden boat capsized and the passengers got drowned.

“However, teams of marine policemen, firefighters, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and other agencies swiftly mobilised to the scene.

“Eleven of the passengers were rescued alive while two others are still missing,” he said.

Elkana, however, said that a search and rescue operation was still ongoing. (NAN)

 

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