Eight killed after boat capsizes in ChinaOctober 7th, 2008 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Guiyang (China), Oct 7 (Xinhua) Eight people were drowned late Monday when their boat capsized on a lake in China’s southwestern province of Guizhou, officials said.According to officials the accident occurred at about 9 p.m. when they were returning to their homes after attending a wedding party.
The boat capsized on the Yelang Lake in Benjie village of Puding county.
All eight bodies were brought to the shore by rescue officials.
The 21-sq-km artificial Lake is a popular place for local tourists.