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At least three killed in accident with the dinghy on the Rhine

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In an accident with a dinghy on Thursday on the Rhine, on the border between Germany and France, at least three people to the life to come.

One of the three victims is a six-year-old girl, as the prefecture of the Alsace region informed. Another girl is still missing. The French and German rescue services have a search for the child started.

The dinghy was capsized at the height of the French municipality of Gerstheim, south of Strasbourg. There were four people in the vessel, reported the prefecture. They were part of a group of seven tourists from Romania and Germany.

According to the channel France 3 was the six-year-old girl with a helicopter to the hospital of Freiburg, but they died. Also one of the other passengers to the accident. The third fatal victim was a witness, who even had tried to seafarers to the rescue.

Another casualty is cared for in the hospital.