Fourteen dead, mostly children, in Russian boating accident

June 19, 2016 3:51 PM

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MOSCOW Fourteen people, mostly children, have died after boats capsized in stormy weather during an outing on a lake in the Republic of Karelia in north-west Russia, the local Emergencies Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

It said it had completed search and rescue operations. There were 51 people, including four adults, on the outing.

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