Some nine injured in boat accident

At least nine persons were injured when the boat they were travelling in crashed into the river bank at Wolga, Essequibo River near Bartica early yesterday morning.

The boat, which was destined for Puruni, was expected to stop at Bartica to pick up another captain when it suddenly skidded and crashed into the western bank of Wolga, miles outside Bartica.

The jet boat was carrying 13 passengers, mostly miners. According to information received six Guyanese and three Brazilians were injured. Five of them were critical  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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