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Death Toll in Tanzania Ferry Accident Rises to 207

The death toll after a ferry capsized in Lake Victoria has risen to 207, public radio reported Saturday, citing Tanzania’s transport minister.

The previous toll, given by a local deputy earlier in the day, was for 170 dead and 41 survivors after the MV Nyerere capsized close to the pier on Ukara Island on Thursday.

 

AFP

 

 

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