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Bayelsa 2019 Poll: Journalists escape death in boat mishap

Some group of journalists escape death in an unforeseen boat mishap

The boat was conveying journalists across flooded parts of Sampou community

BAYELSA, Bayelsa 2019 Poll: Journalists escape death in boat mishap, SALASDOEPOSTA Local Reports reveal that a boat conveying journalists across flooded parts of Sampou community on Nun River in Kolokuma Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State capsized and threw the four occupants into the water.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the boat was carrying four journalists covering the governorship elections, including its correspondent.

The journalists were returning from the polling station when the incident happened and left the victims submerged but the timely intervention of sympathisers rescued the journalists whose mobile phones, cameras and recorders were drenched.

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