Hong King ferry accident: 124 injured

  • A high-speed ferry en route from Macau to Hong Kong hit an unknown object in the water leaving 124 people injured. According to media reports, the ferry, which was carrying 174 people, lost power near Lantau island and began taking on water. Marine police boats were pressed into service to rescue the stranded passengers and rush them to the hospital. Many of the passengers had injures in limbs and faces.