Overloading behind ferry disaster off Zanzibar

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The funerals have begun for victims of a ferry disaster off the coast of Tanzania. The official death toll from the tragedy now stands at 197. Some 619 people survived, rescued by passing boats. Officials say it is almost certain that overloading was to blame, estimating the vessel was carrying at least 200 people more than its licence permitted. ... http://www.euronews.net/

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