Report: Hong Kong boat crash leaves 36 dead

A collision between a ferry and another boat off Hong Kong has left at least 36 people dead, according to the Associated Press.

More than 100 people were rescued and taken to hospital - including nine who had serious or critical injuries - after the packed vessel hit a ferry.

The boat, which was carrying around 120 people, hit a ferry near Lamma Island. The ferry managed to return to port with minimal damage.

A statement from the Hong Kong Government said people may still be missing and search efforts on the sunken vessel are continuing.

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