At least 20 killed in Mali boat capsize on River Niger

Sunday, 13 October 2013 - 10:40


At least 20 bodies have been recovered after a boat carrying hundreds of passengers capsized on the River Niger, Mali.


The vessel broke up near Konna whilst en route north from the town of Mopti to Timbuktu.


Over 200 people are known to have survived the accident, but it is not yet clear how many are still missing.

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