Eleven Malawians are feared dead after their canoe capsized Monday morning on the Shire River in Nsanje district.
According to reports reaching Malawi24, the canoe capsized after the sailor failed to control the canoe and it lost balance and capsized.
Assistant Commissioner Kirby Kaonga who was one of the police officers at the scene of the accident said there were 15 people onboard and four survived the accident.
He said the people were heading to Mozambique where they own farms and on this day they wanted to cultivate their farms ahead of the growing season.
Police in Nsanje have since launched a search looking for both the missing people and the canoe.