China: 17 killed as two dragon boats capsize in river
Two dragon boats practicing for a race on a river in southern China have overturned, drowning 17 people, authorities said on Sunday.
About 60 people fell into the water.
Seventeen people were killed after the boats overturned in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the authorities said.
Eight boats and over 200 people were dispatched for the rescue.
Authorities in Guilin said villagers in Dunmu Village organised the practice session without notifying police beforehand. Two organisers have been detained, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
Here is the video shared by CGTN on YouTUbe.
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