July 19 - At least 30 people are dead in a ferry accident off the coast of Zanzibar. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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A ferry with more than 250 people on board, including some foreigners, capsized and sank between the east African coast and the Zanzibar archipelago on Wednesday (July 18), killing at least 31 people, police said.
Police said 145 people had been rescued and that the rescue mission was suspended until morning.
The ferry, MV Skagit/Kalama, set sail from mainland Tanzania at around midday for Zanzibar, Tanzania's semi autonomous archipelago and a popular tourist destination.
A government spokesman said a foreigner was among those killed, but it was not clear how many others had been on board the vessel.
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