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Emergency efforts mobilized for Qinhuangdao boat accident

By China Daily | | Updated: 2024-04-13 23:38
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A boat capsizing accident in Taolinkou village of Qinhuangdao city in Hebei province on Saturday has plunged 31 people into the water, with at least 12 deaths as of late Saturday, six are still missing.

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

Presently, 25 individuals have been rescued and transported to nearby hospitals for urgent medical care.

Among those rescued, 13 are in stable condition, while 12 have already been declared dead.

Six people remained unaccounted for, prompting ongoing search and rescue operations.

Concurrently, investigations into the accident's cause are underway.

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