Weather blamed for deadly boat ac­ci­dent

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - CHINA -

Freak weather caused a boat to sink in Guangyuan on June 4, ac­cord­ing to an in­ves­ti­ga­tion re­port re­leased on Wed­nes­day. The re­port from the Sichuan Provin­cial Ad­min­is­tra­tion of Work Safety showed that strong winds and heavy rain cap­sized the boat on Bai­long Lake, killing 15 peo­ple. The re­port sug­gested that 21 peo­ple be held ac­count­able, in­clud­ing the boat owner who failed to warn pas­sen­gers to wear life jack­ets. The owner also died in the in­ci­dent.

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