Breaking news: Cargo ship rams Dutch ferry

22nd October 2010, Comments 0 comments


A cargo ship has rammed a ferry carrying cyclists and pedestrians across the Amsterdam-Rhine canal in the Netherlands.

An eyewitness report says the ferry has been overturned. The emergency services have arrived at the scene of the collision - between Breukelen and Nieuwer Ter Aa - and are said to be searching for people in the water. The captain of the cargo ship has been reported missing.

More details to follow.  

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