A ferry collided with a water taxi off the Dutch coast near the Wadden Sea island of Terschelling. According to the emergency services, several people were injured. A 12-year-old child is still missing, a Coast Guard spokesman said on the radio on Friday. Several rescue teams are in action. According to the information, two people had to be resuscitated and were taken to the hospital.
The accident happened a few hundred meters off the coast of Terschelling in the morning. According to the Coast Guard, there were seven people on board the water taxi. For an unknown reason, it collided with the high-speed ferry "Tiger" with about 27 people on board and capsized. The ferry was on its way to Harlingen on the mainland and was reportedly damaged.
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