150 missing after shipwreck in eastern Congo – World


KINSHASA (Reuters) – About 150 people are missing after a boat sunk on a lake in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, President Felix Tshisekedi said on Tuesday.

“I am very saddened by the shipwreck of a pirogue on (Monday) April 15 on Lake Kivu. The provisional toll is 150 people missing,” Tshisekedi wrote on Twitter.

(Reporting By Stanis Bujakera; Writing by Aaron Ross; Editing by Susan Thomas)

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