Arusha, Tanzania – A ferry sank in Lake Tanganyika overnight, leaving eight dead and around 20 missing, police said Friday.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“The ferry between Tanzania and Burundi had some 90 people on board,Ã¢â‚¬Â police spokesman Advera Senso told AFP by telehone.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“At a certain point, there was a very violent wind and the boat capsized,Ã¢â‚¬Â she said. Ã¢â‚¬Å“Eight people died – their bodies were recovered,Ã¢â‚¬Â she said, adding that 60 people were rescued. – Sapa-AFP