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Moscow, June 26, 2003
First Published: 14:59 IST(26/6/2003)
Last Updated: 14:59 IST(26/6/2003)
One dead, seven missing in boat accident on Lake Baikal
One person was dead and seven were reported missing after a private yacht sank overnight in the waters of Russia's Lake Baikal in southern Siberia, the ITAR-TASS news agency reported on Thursday. Five of the yacht's passengers were rescued, including a child who was rushed to the hospital, local emergency officials were quoted as saying.
The search for the missing passengers continued, officials added.
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