In Colombia at least three people were killed in the crash of the vessel with tourists

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Znamenskiy Colombia. Archival photoIn Colombia at least three people were killed in the crash of the vessel with tourists© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Znamenskiy

At least three people were killed after a ship with 150 tourists sank in the North West of Colombia, reports the associated Press.

In addition, the chief of police of Colombia reported that 30 people were missing.

Tourist ship sank in a reservoir near the town of Guatapé in the Antioquia Department. Started rescue operation of the military air forces of Colombia sent to the scene by helicopter. The mayor of Medellin (the administrative centre of the Department), located to the West of Guatape, said the dispatch of firefighters and divers.

Those who managed to escape, local media reported that the ship called El Almirante was overloaded and none of those on Board had life jackets.

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