Seven people died as a result of the accident in New Zealand
The ship capsized due to heavy swells in the ocean.
SYDNEY, November 27. /Offset. TASS Pavel Vanichkin/. At least seven people were killed in the accident of a small fishing vessel that occurred on Saturday in harbour Kaipara in New Zealand. This was announced Sunday by local police.
Onboard a vessel there were 11 persons. According to available information, the ship capsized due to heavy swells in the ocean.
Seven people drowned, three were rescued, searches of one more victim continues.
Rescue operation takes place in conditions of poor visibility, strong winds and high waves.
Police have launched an investigation into the incident.