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Eight persons remain missing following boat collision in the Mazaruni river – 23rd Jan 2013

mountainEight persons remain missing as search and rescue operations continued following a midday collision yesterday between two boats 25 miles from Bartica up the Mazaruni river.  The body of Jermaine Callistro was found in one of the boats on Tuesday, but no others were found today at the time operations closed.

There is still no final confirmation on the names of the rest of missing persons. Region Seven Chairman, Gordon Bradford, said, two vessels with search and rescue personnel were in the area today, and three other boats will be dispatched to the area on Thursday. The search and rescue team includes the Army and Police.

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