Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 16 April 2014

61 missing after Russian boat sinks

A Russian official says that a boat has sunk on the Volga River, at least one person has died and 61 are missing

A Russian official says that a boat has sunk on the Volga River. At least one person has died and 61 are missing.

Regional emergencies ministry spokesman Marat Rakhmatullin says the Bulgaria sank in the middle of the river in the Volga region Sunday afternoon.

He says 173 people were onboard when the boat went down.

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