China: At least 11 dead in ferry sinking
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China: At least 11 dead in ferry sinking

Shanghai : China | Sep 09, 2011 at 11:06 PM PDT
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At least 11 people were killed and 16 injured when a ferry sinking in a river in central China's Hunan province.

Most of the dead are primary and secondary students returning to their homes because of the Mid-Autumn Festival, a traditional celebration of the Chinese calendar which this year takes place on September 12.

There are still missing 3 of the 43 passengers carrying the stricken vessel.

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