Rescuers work at the site where a passenger ferry overturned in Zangke town in Liuzhi district, in south China’s Guizhou province. Photo: Xinhua
Rescuers work at the site where a passenger ferry overturned in Zangke town in Liuzhi district, in south China’s Guizhou province. Photo: Xinhua

10 dead, 5 missing in China as overloaded river ferry carrying students capsizes in bad weather

  • Ferry designed to carry 40 passengers had at least 46 on board. It was the main mode of transport across Zangke river for students
  • Provincial party secretary promises legal action against anyone found responsible as she orders public transport safety checks

Rescuers work at the site where a passenger ferry overturned in Zangke town in Liuzhi district, in south China’s Guizhou province. Photo: Xinhua
Rescuers work at the site where a passenger ferry overturned in Zangke town in Liuzhi district, in south China’s Guizhou province. Photo: Xinhua
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