Rescuers search for missing people in Bailong Lake of Guangyuan, southwest China's Sichuan Province, June 5, 2016. A leisure boat carrying 18 people capsized on the Lake due to strong gales Saturday afternoon. One child died and 14 people remain missing. [Photo/Xinhua]
Rescuers search for missing people in Bailong Lake of Guangyuan, southwest China's Sichuan Province, June 5, 2016. A leisure boat carrying 18 people capsized on the Lake due to strong gales Saturday afternoon. One child died and 14 people remain missing. [Photo/Xinhua]

According to Governor of Antalya Munir Karaloglu, a large number of coast guards and maritime police officers were dispatched to the scene, Daily Sabah reported.

Dogan News Agency said that 79 people were rescued and two people were missing in the region.

The boat left a yacht port in Kaleici of Antalya before capsizing off the coast of Konyaalti, some 26.5 kilometers away.

The report said that search and rescue operations were still underway.

Source: Xinhua/News Ghana

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