BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - Authorities in Colombia say a rescue operation is underway after a recreational boat with about 150 people on board sank near Medellin.
The air force said on Twitter that it was sending a helicopter to the Guatape reservoir while Medellin's mayor said firefighters and scuba divers were heading to the town.
Videos circulating on social media show a multi-story ferry sinking as a number of other recreational vehicles rushed to the distressed boat.
Authorities did not immediately say how many people had been rescued or were missing.
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