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36 people missing after boat sinks in Congo river

36 people missing after boat sinks in Congo river

Thirty-six people are missing after a boat sank in the Congo river on the outskirts of Kinshasa, DR Congo police said on Sunday.

At least 27 drown as riverboat capsizes in DR Congo

At least 27 drown as riverboat capsizes in DR Congo

At least 27 people drowned when an overloaded riverboat capsized in northern Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official said Wednesday.

Thai minister blames tour operators for boat disaster

Thai minister blames tour operators for boat disaster

The boat, the Phoenix, went down in high seas on Thursday off the west-coast island of Phuket with 101 people on board.

Recovery divers in Thai boat disaster confronted by underwater tomb

Recovery divers in Thai boat disaster confronted by underwater tomb

A scene of horror in the hull of a sunken boat: mothers still holding babies, their bodies suspended in water as the lower lounge of the Phoenix became a tomb in one of Thailand's worst ever sea disasters.

21 dead, many more bodies seen inside sunken Thai tourist boat

21 dead, many more bodies seen inside sunken Thai tourist boat

Thai rescuers pulled 21 bodies from waters off the coast of the holiday island of Phuket on Friday after a tourist boat went down in heavy seas with dozens of Chinese passengers on board.

One dead and dozens missing in Indonesia boat accident

One dead and dozens missing in Indonesia boat accident

At least one person has died and dozens are missing after a boat carrying 80 people capsized Monday in Indonesia, an official from the national disaster agency said.

Boat sinks carrying 70 passengers in Brazil, at least 7 dead

Boat sinks carrying 70 passengers in Brazil, at least 7 dead

A passenger boat carrying about 70 people sank in the northern Brazilian state of Par?, with at least seven people confirmed dead, authorities said on Wednesday.

Divers search for 10 missing people as 27 drown in India

Divers search for 10 missing people as 27 drown in India

Emergency workers were searching for the bodies of at least 10 people in India Saturday who went missing in two separate drowning incidents that left 27 others dead, police said.

20 killed in Myanmar wedding boat crash

20 killed in Myanmar wedding boat crash

At least 20 people were killed when a boat carrying scores of wedding guests collided with a river barge at night in western Myanmar, authorities said Saturday, with more feared drowned as rescue workers renewed their search in daylight.

Boat carrying 28 Chinese tourists reported missing off Malaysia

Boat carrying 28 Chinese tourists reported missing off Malaysia

A boat carrying 31 people, including 28 Chinese tourists, is missing off the coast of Borneo, Malaysian maritime authorities said on Sunday.

Death toll in Bangladesh boat sinking climbs to 24

Death toll in Bangladesh boat sinking climbs to 24

The death toll from a boat accident in Bangladesh has risen to 24, with rescuers pulling six more bodies from the river as they wrapped up the search operation on Friday, police said.

Ten dead, five missing in Indonesian boat accident: navy

Ten dead, five missing in Indonesian boat accident: navy

Ten people died Sunday when a boat sank in rough seas off western Indonesia, a navy official said, with a search underway for five others still missing.