Pleasure boat six passengers rescued from Moskva River.

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Moscow, July 31 (Itar-Tass) —— Six people were rescued from a pleasure boat, which sank in the Moskva River on Sunday.

Presently, Moscow branch of Russia’s EMERCOM find out how many people were on board.

A pleasure boat, the Lastochka, sank on the Moscow River at the Luzhnetskaya embankment after a collision with a barge at 00:58 Moscow time on Sunday.

Earlier, the press service reported there had been eight people on board.

Itar-Tass learned from law enforcement authorities that the boat had seen the barge too late.

“The navigator did not manage to escape the collision, and the boat sank within a minute,” the source said.

EMERCOM and the police continue the rescue operation at the Moskva river.

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