At least nine people have died in a boat accident in Guinea, with about 30 people still missing on Saturday.
The boat capsized near the Forecariah district, in the country’s south. Eighteen people on board were rescued.
A local security source said that the boat collided with a mining ship.
Boat accidents are common off Guinea’s coast, with overcrowding and poor safety standards thought to be factors.
Boats are a common form of transport in the country’s coastal areas.Follow Us on Social Media