Nigerian government declares 156 missing, 4 dead over boat mishap

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The Nigerian government has declared 156 people missing in a boat mishap Wednesday in northwestern Kebbi state, APA reports citing Anadolu.

Yusuf Birma, area manager of government agency the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), said a rescue operation is still underway but added that four people have been confirmed dead and 20 rescued.