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(nautical) the event of a boat accidentally turning over in the water

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Spokesman Leonard Doyle, of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), said it counted 60 confirmed deaths and 52 people missing and presumed dead from the capsizing off the eastern city of Sfax.
The administration is aware that the boat capsizing incidents occur because by over boarding but still no step has been taken in this regard to save the life of the people.
Coast guard officers said that the exact cause of the capsizing was still unknown, and that weather conditions at the time of the incident weren't really bad.
Boat capsizing takes place often in India, especially during the monsoon season when many rivers become swollen or flooding due to heavy rains.
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov extended condolences to President of Bangladesh Abdul Hamid over a ferry capsizing that left more than 20 people dead, the press service of the Turkmen President reported.
MALTA'S prime minister said 27 people are confirmed dead after the capsizing of a migrant ship off the Sicilian island of Lampedusa.
The capsizing occurred some 65 miles south east of Lampedusa, but in waters where Malta has search and rescue responsibilities.
Three merchant ships that responded to the capsizing rescued 125 people, and the authority said one body was recovered.
IT was terrifying to see the pictures of the Concordia capsizing and to read the stories of all who endured the panic of trying to escape.
Mr Allen, the children's father, said his seven-year-old daughter was apprehensive about capsizing.
The first returning is specific to big calm waters (lakes, seas), where the capsizing can be predicted.
normally in spite of a Liberian oil tanker capsizing accident, Egypt's
An award was presented for the fastest race time, and the Titanic Award winner received the honorable distinction of most spectacular capsizing.
BRITISH coastguards were involved in rescuing a French solo sailor yesterday who was trapped in the hull of his trimaran after capsizing during a solo transatlantic race.