Schoolchildren drown in the Nile

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KHARTOUM – More than twenty school children from the age of seven to sixteen years in waters along the river Nile in Sudan have drowned when their small boat on the way to school sank. About forty students were on the way to school by an area along the Nile that due to heavy rains was flooded.

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When their small boat in a current, the townspeople, and was swept away, touched the children in a panic and went to the vessel, said a teacher told the BBC. To the bodies of the victims are being searched. The tragedy occurred in the north of Sudan, an estimated 750 kilometers from the capital Khartoum.

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