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6 sailors rescued after boat incident in Hebei

By Zhang Yu | | Updated: 2024-04-14 08:08
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The six missing individuals have been found and declared safe after a boat capsized in Taolinkou village of Qinhuangdao city in Hebei province that occurred on Saturday, killing 12 people, according to local authorities.

The incident, which occurred at around 2:30 pm on Saturday in Lulong county, plunged a total of 31 people into the water.

As of about 2 am on Sunday, all the individuals had been rescued with 13 people in a stable condition.

Emergency responders were quickly mobilized, with a joint effort from provincial, municipal and county-level departments, including emergency, fire, water affairs, health and public security teams.

The cause of the incident is currently under investigation.

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