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Ship with 60 tourists sinks

Guadalajara /

A boat with at least 60 tourists celebrating the New Year sank this Friday in Puerto VallartaHowever, there were only material losses since all the people were rescued without injuries, reported the Jalisco State Civil Protection and Firefighters Unit.

Authorities detailed that it was a catamaran named Canuwa that picked up 55 passengers from Quimixto beach along with two crew members and their captain.

According to the agency, the accident occurred around 11:43 a.m. when the boat was 400 meters out to sea, the choppy sea caused a wave to hit them and the water to enter the engine room, which caused that the boat began to sink.

All the tourists made it to the beach unharmed, although their belongings such as phones, tablets and cameras were sunk along with the boat.


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