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22 people missing after boat capsizes in India’s northeast

22 people missing after boat capsizes in India’s northeast

Police were searching Wednesday for 22 people who were missing after a motorized boat capsized in the flooded Brahmputra River in India’s remote northeast. Three bodies were recovered and 11 people were rescued. Police officer Mihirjit Dayan said the boat was carrying 36 people to Gauhati, the capital of Assam state, from a village across […]

September 5, 2018 | By | Reply More
Fear turns into joy- Rescue boat saves 60 in Mediterranean

Fear turns into joy- Rescue boat saves 60 in Mediterranean

The full moon was the only light as a terrified 9-year-old boy from Central African Republic climbed into a rubber dinghy held together with duct tape, risking death in the dark waters off Libya along with his parents and 57 other trafficked migrants. After a long night on the Mediterranean Sea, a Spanish rescue boat […]

July 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Boat capsizes in Indian river killing 22, about 31 missing

Boat capsizes in Indian river killing 22, about 31 missing

A boat crowded with construction workers capsized in the Yamuna River in northern India early Thursday and at least 22 people have drowned, officials said. A search is underway for missing passengers, said senior police officer Ram Kumar. More than 60 people were on the boat when it capsized near Baghpat town in Uttar Pradesh […]

September 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
At least 20 dead, 39 rescued in Indonesian boat capsizing

At least 20 dead, 39 rescued in Indonesian boat capsizing

A speedboat carrying Indonesian workers home from Malaysia capsized in stormy weather on Wednesday, and police said at least 20 people were killed. About 90 people were on the boat, which capsized off the Indonesian island of Batam at about 5 a.m., said the island’s police chief, Sambudi Gusdian. He said searchers had so far […]

November 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
10 dead after South Korean fishing boat capsizes

10 dead after South Korean fishing boat capsizes

Sep 06, – Three people were rescued and flown to a hospital with injuries that weren’t life-threatening, Jeju coast guard officers said on condition of anonymity because of office rules. Dozens of ships searched the area for survivors. Ten people died and an undetermined number of others were missing after a fishing boat capsized off […]

September 6, 2015 | By | Reply More