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Nearly 100 missing after boat sinks in Russia

Monday, July 11, 2011 - 01:14

July 10 - Dozens survive, rescuers search for nearly 100 missing after a tourist boat, believed to have been carrying 182 people, sinks in Russia. Deborah Lutterbeck reports

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Awaiting signs of life along Russia's Volga river as people await word of their loved ones. Nearly 100 people are missing after a tourist boat sank in the river, killing at least one person. There is no word on what caused the boat to sink 84 people were rescued by a passing vessel. Relatives await news. 26. (SOUNDBITE) (Russian) UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN, MOTHER OF RESCUED PASSENGER SAYING: "They just married recently, so the husband was found, I talked to him on the phone, he personally called me and said "Mom I stretched my hand to her (his wife) but she couldn't seize my hand." The boat was believed to have been carrying 182 people. It was heading to the regional capital, Kazan when it sank just off the shore. President Dmitry Medvedev has ordered an investigation into the sinking

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Nearly 100 missing after boat sinks in Russia

Monday, July 11, 2011 - 01:14