150 missing after boat sinks in DR Congo

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Around 150 people have been reported missing after reports emerged of a ferry capsizing on Lake Kivu in Congo's South Kivu Province.

According to reports, three bodies have been recovered and about 30 rescued.

“I am very saddened by the sinking of a boat on April 15 at Lake Kivu. The provisional toll is 150 missing,”  Democratic Republic of Congo, President Felix Tshisekedi said on Twitter.

Isabel Nakirya reports: 

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