Identifier IBD028926
Title Boat Accident, Rivers
Description Scores (assuming at least 40) of traders and boat passengers died after three passenger boats conveying goods and passengers exploded after catching fire. The inferno was ignited by the engines of one of the wooden boats which was under maintenance. Other sources reported that the victims were many but did not specify any number.
Start date 2024-01-29
End date 2024-01-29
Duration 1 Day(s)
Place Bonny/Nembe/Bille jetty
Number of death(s) 25
Number of death(s) according to police NaN
Number of death(s) according to press 25
Causes of violence fire/explosion, other accident
Sources of information Independent (40 ) , The Guardian (10 )
LGA Port-Harcourt