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 "We tried to climb up, but the waves washed us off the hull" – 'Ivolha' boat passengers comment on tragedy

Survivors of the Ivolha boat accident, who were taken to the hospital, disclosed some details of the tragedy.

Censor.NET reports citing ТSN.

"We turned over somehow. There was a big storm; we were returning to the port, and the boat just toppled over," one of the survivors said.

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Another man who managed to survive told that people tried to grab the overturned boat, but the waves washed them off.

"We tried to climb up, but the waves washed us off the hull," he said.

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As reported earlier, Ivolha pleasure boat sank in the Black Sea near the town of Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi (Odesa region). There were 36 passengers on board; 14 of them died.

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