Three dead as pleasure boat sinks off N France

21st May 2004, Comments 0 comments

CAEN, France, May 21 (AFP) - Three people, including a 10-year-old child, drowned Friday and the coastguard was searching for a fourth who fell into the sea after their boat sank off northern France's Normandy coast.

CAEN, France, May 21 (AFP) - Three people, including a 10-year-old child, drowned Friday and the coastguard was searching for a fourth who fell into the sea after their boat sank off northern France's Normandy coast.

A fifth passenger on the pleasure craft who was rescued was suffering from hypothermia after the incident near the town of Grandcamp-Maisy in the Calvados department, rescue services said.

A helicopter and a lifeboat were searching for the missing person.

© AFP

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