In Chukotka capsized boat with seven passengers, five missing

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in photobunny fishery in Chukotka. Archival photoIn Chukotka capsized boat with seven passengers, five missing© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

A motor boat with a family of seven people, including four children, overturned in Chukotka, five people missing, according to the website of the regional Central Board MOE.

«From the village Island village of Keperveem Bilibino municipal district of the left motor boat, presumably stamps «CRIMEA», on Board of which was a family of seven people, including four children. After two kilometers upstream of the river Malyi Anyuy, in the village of Keperveem, a boat with people overturned, two passengers managed to swim to shore. The whereabouts of five people is unknown,» — said in the message.

A source in the emergency services of the region told RIA Novosti that among the missing three children, the boat turned over 10 metres from the shore.

The locals began the search for the missing, at the scene flew the first Deputy Governor of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug Leonid Nikolayev, head of the regional Glaucus Ministry of emergency situations Ruslan Nazarov and five of the rescuers.

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