Passenger boat catches fire on Volta lake

Fire has erupted on board a passenger boat on the Volta lake. The incident occurred on Thursday 28th January when the boat was preparing to embark on its journey from Makango to Yeji. According to an eye witness, the fire was caused when the engine of the boat was started. Some passengers on board the distressed boat were rescued by sister boats whilst others jumped into the lake.  No casualties have been recorded.

Video footage below.

Source: Odomankoma

Louis Gyan Kofi
Author: Louis Gyan Kofi

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