Three killed, six missing in China boat capsize

 At least three people were killed an six are missing after a boat capsized in Zijiang river in China, officials said Sunday.

Beijing: At least three people were killed an six are missing after a boat capsized in Zijiang river in China, officials said Sunday.

The accident occurred Saturday evening when a private boat with 18 people onboard capsized in the Jiugongqiao section of the river in Hunan province, Xinhua reported.\

Nine people were rescued, three have died and six are still missing.

Rescue work is in progress, and the cause of the accident is under investigation.