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    Two dead after vessels collide near Dutch island

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – A water taxi and a ferry collided on the Wadden Sea near the northwestern Dutch island of Terschelling early yesterday, leaving two people dead and two missing, emergency services said.

    The ferry was carrying 27 passengers and crew while there were eight people on board the smaller water taxi, who were thrown into the water by the collision, authorities said.

    “Everybody is searching for the missing people,” spokesman Jan Willem Zwart of the Friesland Security Region said in a telephone interview.

    The Dutch Coast Guard says two people died after a ferry and a water taxi collided off the coast. PHOTO: EPA
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