Ferryboat Overturned near Tanzania; 40 Dead

  • After the ferryboat capsized on Victoria lake in Tanzania, as many as 40 people are reported to be dead. One source also reports that the number of those who drowned could be more than 200. It was carrying over 400 passengers. Rescue operations have been on stop till the Friday morning. The ferry overturned near the islands of Bugolora and Ukora. The cause of it has been believed to be the crowd moving to one side on board when the boat was docked.

    As per the reports, roughly 100 people are rescued.