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2006-04-10 07:19:56

ACCRA (Reuters) - Some 120 people were feared drowned after a boat packed with passengers and goods capsized on Ghana's Lake Volta, police in the West African country said on Monday. "There were 150 passengers on board but only 30 have been rescued.

2006-04-10 07:20:46

ACCRA (Reuters) - Some 120 people were feared drowned after a boat packed with passengers and goods capsized on Ghana's Lake Volta, police in the West African country said on Monday. "There were 150 passengers on board but only 30 have been rescued.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.