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    Several People Missing After Fishing Boat Capsized Near Coast of UK’s Kent

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    A fishing boat capsized off coast of the UK southeastern county of Kent leaving several people missing, local media reported.

    Muriwai beach is seen Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 after the chartered fishing boat Francie disappeared off Auckland, New Zealand
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) The incident occurred on Tuesday night with the Coastguard having found one survivor, who was clinging to the hull.

    "One person was found on the upturned hull and rescued but we understand there were other crew on board. We are currently searching for these missing crew with a number of search units," Kaimes Beasley, duty controller for UK Coastguard said, as quoted by The Independent newspaper.

    The coastguard’s search and rescue helicopter based at Lydd, two lifeboats from Ramsgate and the Coastguard Rescue Team from Margate reportedly joined the search and rescue operation.

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