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'several dead' as colombia boat sinks

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'several dead' as colombia boat sinks

a passenger boat has sunk on a reservoir in north-western colombia, with reports of several deaths.dozens of people are missing after the four-deck vessel went down on the penol reservoir near the tourist town of guatapé, 45km (28 miles) east of the city of medellín.about 150 people are reported to have been on board. a rescue operation is under way. leisure boats quickly came to the assistance of victims. an air force helicopter has been sent to the area."the situation looks serious," a local government official told afp news agency.rescued passengers are being sent to a hospital in guatapé.