18 missing after boat capsizes on China river
incident comes days after 8 primary school students drowned in southwest region
A boat with 27 people aboard capsized in southwestern China on Thursday.
The boat capsized in Lancang river in Xishuangbanna, an autonomous region in southwestern Yunnan province, local newspaper The People's Daily reported.
While nine have been rescued, a search operation is continuing for other 18 people.
The incident comes days after eight primary school students drowned in a river in southwest China on Sunday.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.