The ferry accident in Tanzania: the death toll has risen to 207

Аварії порома у Танзанії: кількість загиблих унаслідок зросла до 207

In the crash survived only 40 people

As a result of capsizing of a ferry on lake Victoria in Tanzania on Thursday killed 207 people. On it informs Agency Reuters, writes “UKRINFORM”.

“State broadcaster TBC reported that the number of dead people reached 207”, – stated in the message.

On Saturday four military divers have resumed the search for people. Divers managed to extract a living man. In his serious condition was sent to the hospital.

Earlier it was reported 183 victims of the crash of the ferry MV Nyerere overturned Thursday a few meters from the Marina on the island Ukerewe is the largest island of lake Victoria, which is part of Tanzania.

According to officials, it is very difficult to establish the exact number of people aboard. However, it is noted that passengers were more than 300. In the crash survived only 40 people. According to the victims, crowded ferry capsized and covered in water people. The government of Tanzania ordered the arrest of those involved in the incident.

Аварії порома у Танзанії: кількість загиблих унаслідок зросла до 207