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Tanzania’s MV Nyerere ferry plying Bugorora-Ukala Island route in Lake Victoria has capsized.

On board were over 100 passengers when the ferry went down near Ukara Island.

In a statement, the Tanzanian government has indicated that rescue operations areĀ  ongoing.

By 10 pm Thursday when the rescue operations were called off, 42 people had been confirmed dead.

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