Passenger Vessel Accident on China Coast Leaves 2 Dead, 2 Missing

News Release
Thursday, April 05, 2012

Passenger vessel hit cable of a moored cargo ship off the East Coast of Jiangsu Province

Two people were killed and another two missing when their power boat hit the cable of a cargo ship in east China's Jiangsu Province, local maritime officials said.

Eight people, including six students of Shanghai Jiaotong University, a tour guide and a boat driver, were aboard when the accident happened in Taihu lake in the city of Suzhou, the municipal maritime officials said.

One college student and the tour guide died after treatment failed in hospital. Four others were treated in hospital. Two students were missing, they said.

Search for the missing students in under way.

 

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