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9 missing in Amazon river ship collision

9 missing in Amazon river ship collision

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities are searching for survivors of a ship collision on the Amazon River.

Brazil's navy says a cargo vessel collided with a tugboat Wednesday morning in the northern state of Para. Only two people have been rescued out of 11 aboard the tugboat.

The navy has launched an investigation to determine circumstances and responsibilities for the accident.


Updated : 2021-03-01 16:11 GMT+08:00