22 children dead in Nile boat accident: Sudan media

A boat accident has killed 22 children in the Nile River
A boat accident has killed 22 children in the Nile River
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Twenty-two children drowned on Wednesday when their boat sank in the Nile in Sudan while they were on their way to school, official media said.

A woman also died when the vessel went down around 750 kilometres (470 miles) north of the capital Khartoum with more than 40 children on board, the SUNA news agency reported.

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