Rescue personnel mounting a search for victims of a capsized whale-watching boat park on a wharf in Tofino, British Columbia
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Whale-watching boat sinks killing at least five people

A whale-watching boat has sunk off the coast of British Columbia in Canada, leaving at least five people dead, emergency services say.

The boat sank near Tofino on Vancouver Island in the west of the country, coastguard and rescue officials said.

Peter Bowes reports.

  • 26 Oct 2015