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Nine Dead in Ferry Accident

April 26, 2007

According to reports, a ferry packed with more than 300 people partially capsized after hitting a sandbar off Haiti's southern peninsula, killing at least nine people and injuring dozens, officials said Wednesday. The ferry was pulling out of port Tuesday when it hit a sandbar off the town of Jeremie, according to local officials. The 560-ton ferry had been making a weekly trip to the capital of Port-au-Prince and was loaded with commercial goods. It later returned to shore after being pulled free by a larger boat.

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