A sad incidence has occurred in Taraba state.
9 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have been confirmed dead after drowning in a river in Taraba State.
Vanguard reports that the incident occurred in the River Mayo Celbe in Gashaka while the corps members were on a picnic.
The Taraba State Police Command confirms that 22 corps members had visited the river for a picnic, and a sudden rise in the level of the river drowned 9.
According to the police spokesperson for Taraba state, ASP David Missal, while confirming the deaths, seven corpses was said to have been found while the search for the two remaining corpses is still in progress.