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Four dead after tourist boat capsizes on Italy's Lake Maggiore

Four dead after tourist boat capsizes on Italy's Lake Maggiore

Monday, May 29, 2023, 14:37 GMT+7
Four dead after tourist boat capsizes on Italy's Lake Maggiore
An air ambulance circles of Lake Maggiore after a tourist boat carrying more than 20 people capsized in a storm. Photo: BBC

MILAN - Four people died late on Sunday after a tourist boat capsized on Lake Maggiore in northern Italy due to a sudden whirlwind, the fire brigade and media reported.

People were celebrating a birthday on the 16-metre-long boat when it capsized and sank in a violent storm.

Nineteen survivors swam to shore without serious injury, fire brigade said on Twitter, adding the wreck was found by its divers at a depth of 16 metres.

Reuters

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