CHINA Boat accident leaves 10 dead, 8 missing in southwest China

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Boat accident leaves 10 dead, 8 missing in southwest China

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08:53, May 24, 2019

Ten people have been confirmed dead and eight others remained missing after a boat capsized on a river in southwest China's Guizhou Province Thursday afternoon, according to local authorities Friday.

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Rescuers composed of police, emergency response officers, people from the transport and health departments in Bouyei-Miao Autonomous Prefecture of Qianxinan are searching for the missing, and trying to lift up the capsized boat.

The vessel had 29 people on board when it capsized at 6:30 pm Thursday on the Beipan River. Eleven of them have been rescued.  

(Photos: CCTV News, with inputs from Xinhua)

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