9 Children Pronounced Dead After Boat Capsized At Faanaa-Bortianor

Sad news as 9 residents of Faana, all whom are children have drowned.

The bad news hit the shores of the island community during the late afternoon of Wednesday as  victims were claimed to be returning from school.


According to residents, twelve people in total, including the boat owner were on the boat when it capsized leading to the death of nine.

The three people who survived the unfortunate says they managed to swim to safety.

Reports also suggested that one child was unaccounted for during the initial turbulence but has since, the early hours of Thursday, May 11,2023 been found dead.


Joy New’s reporter; Carlos Calony while reporting live from the community said that the boat owner was in police custody to assist with swift investigations

The deceased have been sent to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Mortuary where parents were called on by the Police Service to help identify their dead relatives.

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