Dozens missing after boat capsizes in Nigeria

At least 21 people are missing after a boat accident in eastern Nigeria.

Local media reports that the boat was carrying 23 people when it capsized on River Benue.

The Benue state police say two people have been rescued so far.

The people were reported to have been travelling for a christian convention when the accident happened.

Local media reports quote eyewitnesses saying the boat was overloaded.

Police are searching for the missing people.