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Cruise Accident
17 Feb, 2011 10:25:41
Vietnam Halong bay cruise junk sinks, several dead
HANOI, February 17, 2011 (AFP) - At least six people, including five foreigners, died when a tour boat sank Thursday in Vietnam's picturesque Halong Bay, a government official said.
"We recovered the bodies of five foreign tourists and a Vietnamese tourist," said Vu Van Thin, a senior official with the Quang Ninh province People's Committee, the local government.

The nationalities were not immediately clear, he said, adding that about six other foreign tourists were missing.

Thin said that bad weather did not cause the sinking.

"According to our initial information part of the boat suddenly broke," he said.
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