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Volga river tragedy costs ‘more than 100 lives’

More than one hundred people, including as many as 60 children, were feared dead after a riverboat overturned on the Volga river. Russian Emergencies Ministry members work on the bank of the Volga river as they search for the missing people from the Bulgaria tourist boat Photo: REUTERS Divers searching the wreck of a Russian river boat reportedly saw more than one hundred corpses trapped inside the pleasure craft when they recovered eight bodies. A few dozen divers working with underwater lights searched the Bulgaria, a double-decked boat built in 1955 that survivors said listed to its side and sank in minutes on Sunday during stormy weather with nearly 200 people on board. Nine people…