Nine people have died in a boat accident on Lake Tana, Amhara regional state.
According to Lake Tana Transport Enterprise, The boat was taking passengers from Bahir Dar Zuria District, a place called Sekelet to Dek island, when it capsized.
It is reported that only the body of one from nine who died due to the accident is found. a team of divers is working in searching for the remaining bodies.
An inspection team is sent to the accident scene to investigate the cause of the accident.
Amhara Mass Media Agency reported that the boat sinks today morning around 5:00 local time.
Some boats do operate on Lake Tana, in a country where water transport is largely non-existent, but the size of freight transported is insignificant.