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2012 Lamma Island ferry collision facts for kids

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Ships in the accident
Lamma IV
Sea Smooth

On 1 October 2012, two ferries collided off Yung Shue Wan, Lamma Island, Hong Kong. Since the day was the National Day of the People's Republic of China, one of the ships was headed for the commemorative firework display.

39 deaths were caused in the accident.

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