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Death toll in China cruise ship sinking rises to 331: Reports

Death toll in China cruise ship sinking rises to 331: Reports

A total of 331 people have been confirmed dead after rescuers lifted a Chinese cruise ship that capsized in central China out of the water, state media reported Saturday.

Hope fades as families head for stricken China ship

Hope fades as families head for stricken China ship

Holding a photo of her husband on her iPad, Chen Suhua recalled their trip to the United States where they spent nine days on a cruise ship sailing to Cuba.

3 migrants die in boat capsize off Egypt

Three migrants drowned Saturday and 31 were rescued after a boat carrying illegal immigrants trying to reach Europe capsized off Egypt`s port of Baheira, security officials and state media said.

Seven killed in ferry capsize in Bangladesh

The death toll in the capsize of an overloaded ferry carrying 200 passengers, mostly devotees, in the Paira River of Bangladesh rose to seven after two more bodies were recovered by rescuers.

At least 129 dead after boat capsizes in DR Congo: officials

 At least 129 people drowned after a boat capsised on Thursday night on Lake Tanganyika in the southeast of Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a new official death toll.

Nine girls die in Nigeria boat capsize: Official

Nine teenage girls died and three were listed missing after a passenger boat capsized on a river in northern Nigeria, an emergency services official said on Wednesday.

Ten dead, dozens missing after boat sinks off Guinea

At least 10 people died and dozens were missing after an overcrowded wooden boat sunk off the south coast of Guinea, reports said today.

13 missing after tourist boat capsizes in Paraguay

At least three people were dead and 13 were missing after a tourist boat capsized in the Paraguay River during a storm at the town of Carmelo Peralta in northern Paraguay, authorities said.

Indonesia boat with foreigners sinks; 15 missing

A boat carrying foreign tourists sank in central Indonesia, leaving 15 people missing, officials said on Sunday.

Eight drown as immigrant boat sinks off Turkey

Eight people died, including a child, and five others were missing today after a boat carrying migrants towards Greece capsized off western Turkey, local media reported.

Boat capsizes in Greece, 12 migrants dead

Twelve migrants were found dead on Friday and a further 15 were rescued after a boat capsized in western Greece, authorities said.

Boat capsizes on Brazil`s Amazon river, killing 12

A boat carrying Catholic pilgrims has capsized on Brazil`s Amazon river, leaving at least 12 people dead and another six still missing.

Italy boat tragedy: Migrant coffins lined up in airport hangar

The 111 coffins were numbered, a teddy bear wearing a smile and a blue shirt with a heart was placed above casket No 92.

Italy mourns boat mishap, weather halts search for bodies

A day after a boat believed to be carrying over 500 migrants, mainly from Eritrea and Somalia, caught fire and sank off Lampedusa in Italy, inclement weather forced divers to halt their search for hundreds of the missing migrants.

At least 13 feared drowned in Bihar boat mishap

At least 13 persons are feared drowned when a country boat sank in river Ganga at Kewatia village of Bihar`s Bhojpur district, official sources said on Wednesday.

Boat sinks off Australia, five feared dead, 106 rescued

Five people are feared dead and over 100 asylum seekers were rescued on Tuesday by Australian authorities from their boat which capsized off Christmas Island.

36 Indonesians missing as boat sinks off Malaysia`s coast

Thirty-six illegal immigrants from Indonesia are missing after a boat carrying them home to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr sank off Malaysia`s coast.

Four dead in Australia refugee boat sinking

Four asylum-seekers died after a people-smuggling ship carrying around 150 passengers capsized off Australia`s remote Christmas Island today, triggering a major rescue operation.

Students rescued in Chiba after boats capsize

Some 35 senior high school students were rescued today morning after the boats in which they were rowing capsized on a river in Chiba Prefecture near Tokyo, police said.

Villagers cling to tree as boat capsizes in flood

The local `Tehsildar` rushed to the spot along with
fire brigade personnel to rescue the stranded.