128 feared dead in Russian river boat accident

Source: msnbc.msn.com
Russia said there was little hope of finding any more people alive on
Monday after an overloaded tourist boat sank in the Volga River, killing
as many as 128 people in Russia’s worst river accident in three
decades.

Eighty people were rescued on Sunday after the Bulgaria, a
double-decker river cruiser built in 1955, sank 2 miles from shore in a
broad stretch of the river in Tatarstan.

Emergency Situations Minister Sergei Shoigu told President Dmitry
Medvedev that there was little hope of finding more survivors as divers
brought up dozens of bodies from the vessel.

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