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Dozens hurt in Hong Kong ferry crash

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 00:45

May 22 - Dozens injured as high speed ferry and a Chinese cargo ship collide in Hong Kong waters. Paul Chapman reports.

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A Hong Kong ferry involved in a crash with a Chinese cargo ship arrives back in port. There were 162 passengers on board when the accident happened late on Wednesday night. More than 30 were injured in the impact half an hour into the journey to Macau. Local news channel ATV said 35 people were hurt and given hospital treatment. (SOUNDBITE)(Mandarin) UNIDENTIFIED FERRY PASSENGER "I was sitting in the second row. All the tourists in the seventh or eighth row flew forward and ended up in the second row with the impact." The ferry's operators said the vessel was travelling within the 40km/h speed limit at the time. An investigation is underway

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Dozens hurt in Hong Kong ferry crash

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 00:45