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Eight killed in Hong Kong ferry collision: Official


A collision between a ferry and another boat killed eight people and injured 45 others off Hong Kong late Monday, an official said.

The accident happened when a boat carrying passengers to see a huge

24 die in Zanzibar ferry sinking


At least 24 people perished and many more remain missing after a ferry sank near Zanzibar on Wednesday, the second such deadly disaster in the Indian Ocean archipelago in less than a year.

At least t

Bangladesh ferry sinking kills at least 32 , scores missing

At least 32 people drowned when a ferry sank in Bangladesh before dawn on Tuesday with scores more bodies feared trapped inside the capsized vessel, officials said.

Rescue workers began removing fata

Over 120 feared killed in PNG ship tragedy


More than 120 people are feared dead after a ship with over 350 on board sank off Papua New Guinea's north coast, even as ships and helicopters are continuing to search for missing people, official

PNG ferry with some 350 aboard believed sunk

A ferry is believed to have sunk in bad weather off Papua New Guinea with as many as 350 people on board, its operator said on Wednesday, adding that Australian rescuers were at the scene.

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Seven dead as ferry sinks in Indonesia


Seven people were killed and several others were believed to be missing after a ferry sank in Indonesia on Saturday, an official said.

The ferry sank 15 miles (24 kilometres) from Kolaka in Southeast

23 dead, scores missing in Bangladesh boat sinking

At least 23 people, mostly women and children, drowned and scores of others were missing after a passenger river ferry sank in eastern Bangladesh early on Thursday, police said.

Passengers were aslee

13 dead after Indonesian ferry blaze

Merak, Indonesia: At least 13 people were killed when a fire broke out overnight on an Indonesian ferry with more than 400 people aboard, forcing passengers to leap into the sea to escape the blaze.

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