Death toll in Ukraine capsizing rises to 14, officials say excursion boat was overloaded

October 18, 2015 10:51 AM

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MINSK, Belarus – The number of people who died when a Ukrainian excursion boat capsized in the Black Sea has risen to 14.

Emergency services say the accident was caused by the vessel being overloaded. The boat carried 37 people when it capsized, more than twice the maximum number of 15 people allowed.

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