Boat sinks in Nile River, killing 22 including children on their way to school

CAIRO -- Sudan's state news agency says a boat sank while crossing the Nile River, killing at least 21 students and a woman.

SUNA said the boat was carrying more than 40 students on their way to school in the northern River Nile state on Wednesday. The report did not say how old the students were.

It says the boat sank because of a technical failure.
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