14 missing, 1 child dead after boat capsizes on Chinese lake

2016-06-05 09:18


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Beijing - Authorities in southwestern China say a leisure boat capsized on a lake during strong winds, killing one child and leaving another 14 people missing.

Guangyuan city authorities say the incident happened on Saturday afternoon on Bailong Lake in Sichuan province.

An online statement from the news office of Guangyuan city government said late on Saturday that the boat was carrying 18 people and the three survivors were receiving treatment.

The child was pulled out from the water and given emergency treatment but died at a hospital.

It says the search for the missing continues.

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