‘ Tourist Boat Capsizes in Paraguay River ‘

#AceWorldNews – PARAGUAY – September 25 – At least three people were dead and 15 were missing after a tourist boat capsized in the Paraguay River during a storm, authorities said Wednesday night.

' Tourist Boat on Pantanal Wetlands fishing Trip '

‘ Tourist Boat on Pantanal Wetlands ‘

The boat was carrying 11 Paraguayan crew members and 16 Brazilian tourists as the incident happened at the town of Carmelo Peralta in northern Paraguay, AP said.

They were on a fishing expedition to the Pantanal, a wetlands region straddling the border with Brazil about 600km north of Paraguay’s capital, Asuncion.

Nine of the 27 people on the boat had been able to swim to shore after the vessel turned over.

AP – RT 

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