At least 4 killed in shipwreck in eastern DRC

Fishermen pictured in Lake Tanganyika. (File Photo)

At least four people were killed in a shipwreck on Monday in the region of Kazimia in South Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Radio Okapi, a UN-run radio station, reported on Tuesday.

According to the radio station, which quoted local maritime commissioner, four bodies and five survivors were found from the waters of Lake Tanganyika, while the exact number of passengers on board is still unknown.

The boat met a strong wind that caused the sinking, according to the report.

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