Boat overturns in China leaving 10 dead, 8 missing

Boat overturns in China leaving 10 dead, 8 missing
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  • calendar-gray 24 May 2019

Ten people have died and eight others are believed to be missing after a vessel capsized in the southwestern Chinese province of Guizhou, ONAreports citing China Central Television.

The CCTV broadcaster reported that a boat carrying 29 passengers overturned on the Beipan River late on Thursday. The reports added that 11 people had been rescued, while 8 remain missing.

The police have reportedly detained the boat's owner since the accident. A search and rescue operation is currently underway.

Faiq Mahmudov

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