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Dragon Boat Accident in China Leaves 17 Dead

Dragon Boat Accident in China Leaves 17 Dead

Two dragon boats capsized in Taohua river in southern China, on April 20th. The accident happened in the city of Guilin, when the boat crews were practicing for a race for the upcoming dragon boat festival. Seventeen people were killed in the accident. Forty others were rescued.

Over 160 Die as Migrant Boat Sank Off Egyptian Coast

Over 160 Die as Migrant Boat Sank Off Egyptian Coast

A boat carrying migrants capsized 8 miles off Egyptian coast on September 21st. The incident happened when the boat was transporting hundreds of migrants of several nationalities to Italy. More than 160 dead bodies were recovered from the waters. The incident is being investigated.