[PHOTOS] Boat mishap: Rescue operations for missing 17 persons ongoing 

Pictures from the ongoing rescue operations at the scene of a boat mishap that has left 17 missing have emerged.

Two dead bodies have been recovered from the operations while three people who were rescued alive have been taken to a nearby hospital.

Recall that a boat mishap occurred on Saturday at Ipakan boat jetty in Egbin, Ikorodu in Lagos State due to overloading of the boat and night travelling.

Investigations conducted revealed that the boat was en route with between 21 passengers on board was overturned by the heavy current.

Agencies at the scene include the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA).

See photos below.

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