Three persons met their untimely death when their canoe capsized on the White Volta at Daboya in the Northern region.
The three, all females said to be members of the NDC were on their way to Sisipe from a political rally in the North Gonja district when the tragic incident happened.
Three other passengers who were rescued by a search and rescue team are said to be responding to treatment.
According to the District Chief Executive for the North Gonja district, Hon. Sooku Yahuzah, the police have launched investigations into the incident.
He added that they were making preparations to bury the dead in line with Islamic traditions.