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Ferry rescue operation continues in Hong Kong after collision

A rescue operation is continuing in Hong Kong following a collision between a ferry and another vessel.

At least 36 people are so far known to have died and more than 100 have been taken to hospital. The incident happened near the island of Lamma.

The ferry had been chartered by Hong Kong Electric to take staff to watch a fireworks display to mark China's National Day.

Juliana Liu reports.

  • 02 Oct 2012
  • From the section Asia