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Four dead after two boats collide near the Greek island of Aegina close to Athens

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By Christopher Cummins  with Agencies
Four dead after two boats collide near the Greek island of Aegina close to Athens

<p>At least four people have been killed and five others injured after a speedboat and pleasure boat collided off the Greek island of Ageina close to Athens, according to the Greek coastguard.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">[DAILY <span class="caps">EXPRESS</span>]: <span class="caps">BREAKING</span>: Three dead following boat collision off Greek island of Aegina: <span class="caps">THREE</span> people have … <a href="https://t.co/UF5Usz1kse">https://t.co/UF5Usz1kse</a></p>— Daily Express UK (@dailyexpressuk) <a href="https://twitter.com/dailyexpressuk/status/765507814362013696">August 16, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>The reason for the accident is not yet known. Private vessels are assisting authorities by picking up survivors who had fallen into the water. </p> <p>Seven people are still missing according to the mayor of Aegina. </p> <p>The coastguard say at least 20 people were on board one of the boats.</p>