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H.K. to Charge Ferry Crash Captains With Manslaughter, SCMP Says

April 10, 2013

The captains of the two vessels that collided off Lamma island last October are expected to be charged with manslaughter today, the South China Morning Post said, without saying where it got the information.

The five crew members from the two boats aren’t expected to be charged, the report said.

Hong Kong in December began an inquiry into the deadly ferry crash that killed 39 people, the worst maritime disaster in four decades.

To contact the reporter on this story: Janet Ong in Taipei at jong3@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Gregory Turk at gturk2@bloomberg.net


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