Boat capsizes, St Francis Bay

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Boat capsizes, St Francis Bay . Photo : SAPS
Boat capsizes, St Francis Bay . Photo : SAPS

In the early hours of the morning of 16 July 2017, a boat capsized near Thyspunt.

Police divers, NSRI and other role players have rescued six people and recovered a body of a man.

It is believed that 16 people were in the boat at the time it capsized.

A rescue operation has been temporarily suspended due to bad weather. The survivors were taken to hospital.

Police have opened an inquest docket for investigation.

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