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Ten school children drowned in Laos' ferry accident

(Xinhua) Updated: 2015-05-26 15:56

VIENTIANE -- Ten school children are feared drowned in Laos after the boat they were traveling in capsized in a major tributary of the Mekong, the Nam Ngum river, in Pak-Ngum district, Vientiane Tuesday morning, local media reported.

It is believed the students were traveling by boat on their way to undertake examinations.

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