On the river Ob near Tomsk capsized boat with people

© Photo : Igorevichem Ob. Archive photoOn the river Ob near Tomsk capsized boat with people© Photo : I.

The boat «Kazanka» with five passengers on Board capsized on the river Ob near Tomsk, three persons, according to preliminary data, was drowned, according to the website GUMCHS of Russia across the Tomsk region.

According to authorities, the boat capsized on Saturday near the island of Kagalovsky, which is 32 miles downstream from the city of Kolpashevo.

«Two people were rescued by local people, three people, presumed drowned. Conducted search activities, inspection of the riverbed and the coast, 3 miles downstream from the scene yielded no results,» — said in the message.

It is noted that the search involved 24 people, 6 units of technics, including 4 boats.