Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Six feared dead in Bar Beach Sallah tragedy.

Unconfirmed report said the sad incident occurred in the evening, and quickly drew the attention of residents and other people who were at the Beach to spend the evening.

An eye-witness account said that four other people whose identities could not be ascertained were equally hit by the tidal wave but managed to survive as they were rescued by local fishermen.

Sources said that those rescued were rushed to the General Hospital where they are receiving treatment.

Although details of the incident were sketchy as at the time of going to the press, eye witness account disclosed that the victims were at the Beach to spend their Ramadan holiday.

When contacted, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Frank Mba could not confirm the story but said that the Commissioner of Police. Mr Marvel Akpoyibo had detailed the Marine Police unit on a search and rescue mission.