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10 kids feared dead in Russia after storm sinks boat party



An adult and 10 children were feared dead after a wild storm caught up with a boat party on Lake Syamozero in northern Russia’s Karelia region.
36 members of the group of 49 survived and a search operation is continuing as 10 children on holiday from Moscow were killed, according to the mayor of the Russian capital, Sergei Sobyanin.
Reports by Russia’s Ria Novosti news agency claims that a source with rescue services confirmed 25 survivors were on an island in the lake, and a further 11 were in a local village.
“A great tragedy has occurred in Karelia,” Mr Sobyanin tweeted.
“According to preliminary data, 10 children from Moscow have perished on Syamozero. My condolences to their families and friends.”
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