Russian trawler sinks quickly in icy water, at least 56 dead

In this undated photo provided by Russian Emergency Situations Ministry, a Russian trawler, the same type as Dalny Vostok, is seen in an undisclosed location. The Russian freezer trawler Dalny Vostok with an international crew of 132 sank Thursday morning, April 2, 2015, in the Sea of Okhotsk off of the Kamchatka Peninsula, rescue workers said. (AP Photo/Russian Emergency Situations Ministry Press Service)

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40 Indonesians missing off Malaysia after boat sinks

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Image provided by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency shows passengers rescued from an overturned boat off the Johor coast wait at the maritime office on August 2, 2013. Forty Indonesians believed to be illegal immigrants seeking to return home went missing after a boat carrying them sank off the coast of Malaysia, a maritime official said on August 3. (Malaysian Maritime/AFP)

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) –  Forty Indonesians believed to be illegal immigrants seeking to return home were missing Saturday after a boat carrying them sank off the coast of Malaysia, a maritime official said.

The boat, thought to be carrying 44 people, sank Thursday night off southern Johor state, said Amran Daud, an official with the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA), adding four were rescued on Friday.

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Tourist Bus Sinks With 31 People On Board

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Twenty two people have been taken to hospital after a tourist bus sank in Liverpool for the second time in recent months.

Authorities were called to the dock at 3.54pm today following reports that the Yellow Duckmarine amphibious tour bus had sunk.

Police and ambulance arrived at the scene to help with the rescue operation, as a large crowd of people gathered nearby.

Amphibious tourist bus sinks in the Albert Dock in Liverpool (Pic: Livecitysnaps)

Rescue workers at the scene of the boat sinking (Photo: Livecitysnaps)

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Philippine ferry sinks with 60 aboard; 2 people dead, 54 rescued

The ferry left Pio Duran port in Albay province and sank three hours later near Burias Island, about 12 miles away across a strait. The ferry’s manifesto listed 35 passengers and 22 crew.

A ferry in the Philippines — like this one, with passengers aboard a boat on the Pasig River in Manila — sank early Friday, local time. Sixty people were aboard and 34 have been rescued so far.

NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images A ferry in the Philippines — like this one, with passengers aboard a boat on the Pasig River in Manila — sank early Friday, local time. Sixty people wre aboard and 34 have been rescued so far.

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MANILA — Rescuers plucked most of about 60 passengers and crew from Philippine waters where their ferry sank early Friday, killing two people.

The inter-island ferry left Pio Duran port in Albay province and sank three hours later at about 5 a.m. near Burias Island, about 20 kilometers (12 miles) away across a strait. Coast guard and navy vessels and helicopters were conducting the search and rescue, aided by local fishermen.

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