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Boat on fire reportedly sinking off Queensland coast

MML

All people on board a boat which is reportedly on fire and sinking on the Great Barrier Reef are accounted for and on a life raft.

The tourist vessel caught fire about 10 nautical miles off Lady Musgrave Island.

Both the Australian Maritime Safety Authority and Queensland Water Police were involved in the rescue.

More than 40 people were on board the sinking boat.

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