More than 100 passengers were affected after a collision with an unknown object ferry

unknown objectAt least 121 passenger ferry hydrofoil was injured when the ship emergency stop on the way from Macao to Hong Kong in the area of ​​Lantau Island. 14 people are in serious condition.

On Sunday evening, 25 October, a hydrofoil collided with an unidentified object, which is why passengers were abruptly thrown out of their seats. Total on board were 163 passengers and 11 crew members. The collision caused a loss of control by ferry and panic on board. It was total chaos, – told reporters after the passengers of the ship managed to get to shore.

Many Hong Kong doctors and nurses are on duty did not voluntarily come to work, to take the flow of victims. The ferry was towed to the shipyard Cheung Sha Wan for inspection. Regarding the incident has already begun an investigation, but there is no indication that the ferry has deviated from the usual route.

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