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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Boat sinks after collision with Ferry in HongKong

A young survivor is comforted by a rescuer after a collision involving two vessels in Hong Kong Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. Authorities in Hong Kong have rescued 101 people after a ferry collided with a boat and sank. A local broadcaster says eight people died. The government said in a statement that the ferry was carrying about 120 people when the accident happened Monday night near Lamma Island, off the southwestern coast of Hong Kong Island. Few other details were given. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
HONG KONG - A boat packed with revelers on a long holiday weekend collided with a ferry and sank off Hong Kong, killing at least 36 people and injuring dozens in the deadliest accident to strike the Chinese territory in years.

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