37 Dead in Hong Kong Boat Crash

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong's deadlist accident in more than a decade leaves 37 people dead and six crew members arrested.

Police say crew members from both boats that were involved in a collision, were detained. They're suspected of endangering passengers by operating the craft unsafely.

Salvage crews were raising the Lamma IV, which sank after colliding with a ferry Monday night as it carried partygoers to a fireworks show celebrating China's national day.

A body found aboard the vessel Tuesday afternoon raising the death toll to 37. More than 100 people were sent to a hospital.

Police were interviewing survivors to determine if others were missing. The accident is currently under investigation.

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