Professional aluminum metallized film manufacturer for over 13 years experience.

tanzania leader orders arrests as death toll from ferry capsize tops 130tanzania leader orders arrests as death toll from ferry capsize tops 130tanzania leader orders arrests as death toll from ferry capsize tops 130 - white plastic sheeting

by:Cailong     2019-08-08
tanzania leader orders arrests as death toll from ferry capsize tops 130tanzania leader orders arrests as death toll from ferry capsize tops 130tanzania leader orders arrests as death toll from ferry capsize tops 130  -  white plastic sheeting
KAMPALA, Uganda
Hundreds of solemn people watched the body after a capsized ship on Friday, and the Tanzanian authorities said the ferry was overcrowded and overturned in the last period before reaching the shore.
The death toll is more than 130, but shocked witnesses fear the death toll will rise as the search for the next day draws to a close.
"This is a huge disaster for our country," President John Magufuli said . ".
He announced four days of national mourning and urged the East African nation, which has a history of deadly maritime disasters, to remain calm.
At the beginning of the criminal investigation, he ordered the arrest of all those responsible.
According to the citizen's daily, the president said in a televised address that the ferry captain had been detained after leaving the steering wheel to someone who had not been properly trained.
Government chief secretary John Kijazi told reporters that the capacity of MV Nyerere was 101, but when the ferry capsized on Thursday afternoon, the ferry was overloaded.
At least 40 people have been rescued, he said, but the number has barely risen on Friday.
Dozens of security forces and volunteers, wearing gloves and masks, resumed work at dawn, dragging bodies into wooden boats.
According to fishermen and other witnesses, "I'm afraid more than 200 people have died because passengers have returned from busy market days and Godfrida Jola, spokesman for the Tanzania Red Cross, told The Associated Press.
But no one knows how many people are on board.
According to the citizen's report, the president said it was clear that more bodies were trapped in the ferry that overturned.
Even the goods, he said, far exceeded the allowed 25 tons.
Ferries in Tanzania often carry hundreds of passengers and are overcrowded, and weight changes can become deadly as people disembark.
Photos taken from the scene showed the ferry showing its underside not far from the coast.
Hundreds of people pressed by the water, watched the search work, and the bodies lined up on plastic sheets.
Pope Francis, UN Secretary General
Russian President Vladimir Putin and some African leaders expressed shock and sadness.
Hanging the condol Telegram said: "His Holiness Pope Francis expressed his heartfelt solidarity with those who mourn the lives of those who have lost their loved ones and who are worried that they are still missing," according to the Vatican
MV Nyerere, named after the former president who led the independence of East African countries, when it sank, was traveling between the island of ulkara and the island of ulkreway, according to the government agency responsible for providing services to ships.
Worried residents await news of survivors on Friday.
"We tried to call friends, relatives," local guide Paschal Phares told The Associated Press . ".
He recalled how crowded his trip to the old ferry last month was: "Most of us got up. It was full.
"It is reported that large freshwater lakes surrounded by Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda often have accidents.
Some of the deadliest accidents have occurred in Tanzania, where passenger ships are said to be old and in poor condition.
On 1996, the passenger ferry MV Bukoba sank in Lake Victoria, killing more than 800 people.
On 2011, when I sank off the Indian Ocean coast near Zanzibar, Tanzania, nearly 200 people were killed.
KAMPALA, Uganda
Hundreds of solemn people watched the body after a capsized ship on Friday, and the Tanzanian authorities said the ferry was overcrowded and overturned in the last period before reaching the shore.
The death toll is more than 130, but shocked witnesses fear the death toll will rise as the search for the next day draws to a close.
"This is a huge disaster for our country," President John Magufuli said . ".
He announced four days of national mourning and urged the East African nation, which has a history of deadly maritime disasters, to remain calm.
At the beginning of the criminal investigation, he ordered the arrest of all those responsible.
According to the citizen's daily, the president said in a televised address that the ferry captain had been detained after leaving the steering wheel to someone who had not been properly trained.
Government chief secretary John Kijazi told reporters that the capacity of MV Nyerere was 101, but when the ferry capsized on Thursday afternoon, the ferry was overloaded.
At least 40 people have been rescued, he said, but the number has barely risen on Friday.
Dozens of security forces and volunteers, wearing gloves and masks, resumed work at dawn, dragging bodies into wooden boats.
According to fishermen and other witnesses, "I'm afraid more than 200 people have died because passengers have returned from busy market days and Godfrida Jola, spokesman for the Tanzania Red Cross, told The Associated Press.
But no one knows how many people are on board.
According to the citizen's report, the president said it was clear that more bodies were trapped in the ferry that overturned.
Even the goods, he said, far exceeded the allowed 25 tons.
Ferries in Tanzania often carry hundreds of passengers and are overcrowded, and weight changes can become deadly as people disembark.
Photos taken from the scene showed the ferry showing its underside not far from the coast.
Hundreds of people pressed by the water, watched the search work, and the bodies lined up on plastic sheets.
Pope Francis, UN Secretary General
Russian President Vladimir Putin and some African leaders expressed shock and sadness.
Hanging the condol Telegram said: "His Holiness Pope Francis expressed his heartfelt solidarity with those who mourn the lives of those who have lost their loved ones and who are worried that they are still missing," according to the Vatican
MV Nyerere, named after the former president who led the independence of East African countries, when it sank, was traveling between the island of ulkara and the island of ulkreway, according to the government agency responsible for providing services to ships.
Worried residents await news of survivors on Friday.
"We tried to call friends, relatives," local guide Paschal Phares told The Associated Press . ".
He recalled how crowded his trip to the old ferry last month was: "Most of us got up. It was full.
"It is reported that large freshwater lakes surrounded by Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda often have accidents.
Some of the deadliest accidents have occurred in Tanzania, where passenger ships are said to be old and in poor condition.
On 1996, the passenger ferry MV Bukoba sank in Lake Victoria, killing more than 800 people.
On 2011, when I sank off the Indian Ocean coast near Zanzibar, Tanzania, nearly 200 people were killed.
KAMPALA, Uganda
Hundreds of solemn people watched the body after a capsized ship on Friday, and the Tanzanian authorities said the ferry was overcrowded and overturned in the last period before reaching the shore.
The death toll is more than 130, but shocked witnesses fear the death toll will rise as the search for the next day draws to a close.
"This is a huge disaster for our country," President John Magufuli said . ".
He announced four days of national mourning and urged the East African nation, which has a history of deadly maritime disasters, to remain calm.
At the beginning of the criminal investigation, he ordered the arrest of all those responsible.
According to the citizen's daily, the president said in a televised address that the ferry captain had been detained after leaving the steering wheel to someone who had not been properly trained.
Government chief secretary John Kijazi told reporters that the capacity of MV Nyerere was 101, but when the ferry capsized on Thursday afternoon, the ferry was overloaded.
At least 40 people have been rescued, he said, but the number has barely risen on Friday.
Dozens of security forces and volunteers, wearing gloves and masks, resumed work at dawn, dragging bodies into wooden boats.
According to fishermen and other witnesses, "I'm afraid more than 200 people have died because passengers have returned from busy market days and Godfrida Jola, spokesman for the Tanzania Red Cross, told The Associated Press.
But no one knows how many people are on board.
According to the citizen's report, the president said it was clear that more bodies were trapped in the ferry that overturned.
Even the goods, he said, far exceeded the allowed 25 tons.
Ferries in Tanzania often carry hundreds of passengers and are overcrowded, and weight changes can become deadly as people disembark.
Photos taken from the scene showed the ferry showing its underside not far from the coast.
Hundreds of people pressed by the water, watched the search work, and the bodies lined up on plastic sheets.
Pope Francis, UN Secretary General
Russian President Vladimir Putin and some African leaders expressed shock and sadness.
Hanging the condol Telegram said: "His Holiness Pope Francis expressed his heartfelt solidarity with those who mourn the lives of those who have lost their loved ones and who are worried that they are still missing," according to the Vatican
MV Nyerere, named after the former president who led the independence of East African countries, when it sank, was traveling between the island of ulkara and the island of ulkreway, according to the government agency responsible for providing services to ships.
Worried residents await news of survivors on Friday.
"We tried to call friends, relatives," local guide Paschal Phares told The Associated Press . ".
He recalled how crowded his trip to the old ferry last month was: "Most of us got up. It was full.
"It is reported that large freshwater lakes surrounded by Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda often have accidents.
Some of the deadliest accidents have occurred in Tanzania, where passenger ships are said to be old and in poor condition.
On 1996, the passenger ferry MV Bukoba sank in Lake Victoria, killing more than 800 people.
On 2011, when I sank off the Indian Ocean coast near Zanzibar, Tanzania, nearly 200 people were killed.
Custom message
Chat Online
Chat Online
Chat Online inputting...
Joey
Joey
Echo
Echo
Alen.Chen
Alen.Chen
Sign in with: