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    A woman on holiday in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi died on Sunday after being hit by a motorboat near the beach, a local boat inspector said.

    SOCHI, July 19 (RIA Novosti) - A woman on holiday in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi died on Sunday after being hit by a motorboat near the beach, a local boat inspector said.

    "At around 12:00, a woman who had been relaxing on the beach swam past the 200-meter buoy for small boats, and as a result, was caught under the propeller of a passing motorboat," Anatoly Mazur told RIA Novosti.

    The woman's identity has not yet been established, he said.

    Sochi will be the host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

     

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