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At least 4 Tanzanian fishermen drown in Lake Victoria

At least 4 Tanzanian fishermen drown in Lake Victoria

The fishing boat capsized after water had filled in it through a hole which crew has not realize. At least four fishermen drowned in Lake Victoria early Tuesday, according to reports of a Tarzanian offical.

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“The boat capsized at 1.30 a.m. on Tuesday close to Kibara landing site in Bunda district in Mara region,” Juma Ndaki, the Mara Regional Police Commissioner, reported.

He added that the fifth fisherman on board has rescued by other fishermen after he had called for help as he was clinging on the capsized boat.

It has been reported that four bodies of the victims had been recovered and handed over to relatives for burial arrangements.

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