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Rescuers found the last body of the deceased in the collision of a pleasure catamaran “Elan” with a barge, towed by the ship “Captain Vecherkin” on the Volga. About it reports “Moscow speaking” with reference to regional management of the Ministry.
The number of victims of the crash has risen to 11 people. Earlier it became known that the catamaran was ruled by the former head of kalachevsky district of the Volgograd region Dmitry Hachalav, who in 2009 was sentenced to four years in prison for rape, assault and disorderly conduct involving firearms. He had no documents for shipping.
According to the publication, the ship was overloaded — instead of 12 people on it were 16 passengers. All of them were in a state of alcoholic intoxication and without life jackets. On Board the catamaran was a birthday party, this did not include signal lights.
The incident occurred at night on June 12. Barge crushed by a catamaran in the area of the river port of Volgograd. Managed to rescue seven passengers. Earlier it was reported that rescuers found the bodies of 10 victims.
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