13 dead, 142 missing after east Congo boat accident: President

KALEHE, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Thirteen people are dead and 142 are missing after a passenger boat sank this week on Lake Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, President Felix Tshisekedi said on Thursday.

Speaking to reporters near the site of the accident in South Kivu province, Tshisekedi said 37 passengers had been rescued.

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Source: reuters.com

Lake Kivu, via NASA

Lake Kivu, via NASA

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