The death toll from the tragic boat accident in Bagwai, Kano State has increased to 42.
Twenty-nine people were earlier recovered dead while seven people were rescued.
However, 13 corpses were recently recovered, bringing the total number of casualties of the boat accident to 42.
49 passengers who are mostly pupils of Madinatu Islamiyya School from Badau village, were on board when the boat capsized. The students were heading to Bagwai to participate in Maulud celebration marking the birth of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).alive.