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Johanna Powell missing after boat incident in Laos

Johanna Powell Image copyright Johanna Powell/Facebook
Image caption Johanna Powell was reported missing on Saturday

A Cardiff woman is missing after a boat incident in Laos in south-east Asia.

Johanna Powell, 37, who works as a picture editor at BBC Wales, was reported missing on Saturday.

The Foreign Office said it was working with local authorities after an incident involving a cruise boat on the Mekong River, near Pak Beng.

A BBC Wales spokeswoman said: "We are very concerned about our missing colleague and are in contact with the family to offer any support we can."

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it was providing consular assistance to family members.

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Image caption River boats at Pak Beng

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