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22 dead, scores feared drowned after Ugandan pleasure boat sinks

MUTIMA: More than 60 are feared drowned after the boat sank on Lake Victoria, Ugandan police said on Sunday. The vessel carrying close to a hundred revellers sank during bad weather on Saturday in the latest deadly incident to affect passenger boats on Africa’s largest lake. “Twenty-two bodies have been recovered and 26 people rescued,” said Asuman Mugenyi, director of operations for the Uganda police. “According to one of the survivors there were more than 90 people on board.” The boat, on which party-goers were…