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Russia mourns Volga boat dead

Russia is observing a day of mourning after as many as 110 people died when an overloaded boat sank on the Volga.

Some 50 children were said to be among those who drowned when the Bulgaria, a tourist boat, sank on Sunday.

A large crowd gathered at the port of Kazan, where the Bugaria had been heading, and threw flowers and toys into the water.

  • 12 Jul 2011
  • From the section World
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