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Multiple fatalities in New Zealand boating tragedy

AFP  |  Wellington 

There were multiple fatalities in a boating accident in today, police said, but they were unable to immediately confirm the death toll.

"A number of people have died after a boat got into difficulty in Kaipara Harbour this afternoon," police said in a statement.



"At least six other people have been rescued and are receiving medical treatment."

Local media said 11 people were believed to be in the water after a chartered fishing boat overturned near a bar at the entrance to the harbour north of city.

The vessel, called The Francie, is listed as a 12-metre long boat that can carry a maximum of 22 people.

Police said four aircraft and the coastguard were searching for people in the water.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Multiple fatalities in New Zealand boating tragedy

There were multiple fatalities in a boating accident in New Zealand today, police said, but they were unable to immediately confirm the death toll. "A number of people have died after a boat got into difficulty in Kaipara Harbour this afternoon," police said in a statement. "At least six other people have been rescued and are receiving medical treatment." Local media said 11 people were believed to be in the water after a chartered fishing boat overturned near a bar at the entrance to the harbour north of Auckland city. The vessel, called The Francie, is listed as a 12-metre long boat that can carry a maximum of 22 people. Police said four aircraft and the coastguard were searching for people in the water. There were multiple fatalities in a boating accident in today, police said, but they were unable to immediately confirm the death toll.

"A number of people have died after a boat got into difficulty in Kaipara Harbour this afternoon," police said in a statement.

"At least six other people have been rescued and are receiving medical treatment."

Local media said 11 people were believed to be in the water after a chartered fishing boat overturned near a bar at the entrance to the harbour north of city.

The vessel, called The Francie, is listed as a 12-metre long boat that can carry a maximum of 22 people.

Police said four aircraft and the coastguard were searching for people in the water.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Multiple fatalities in New Zealand boating tragedy

There were multiple fatalities in a boating accident in today, police said, but they were unable to immediately confirm the death toll.

"A number of people have died after a boat got into difficulty in Kaipara Harbour this afternoon," police said in a statement.

"At least six other people have been rescued and are receiving medical treatment."

Local media said 11 people were believed to be in the water after a chartered fishing boat overturned near a bar at the entrance to the harbour north of city.

The vessel, called The Francie, is listed as a 12-metre long boat that can carry a maximum of 22 people.

Police said four aircraft and the coastguard were searching for people in the water.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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