The Aqua Amazon, a small luxury cruise ship owned and operated by Aqua Expeditions, exploded, caught fire, and sank in Iquitos, Peru.
13 were injured and taken to hospital, while seven people are dead, according to Peru Reports.
The cruise ship company released a statement saying that five of their crew members are still missing, as well as an additional two external suppliers.
Aqua Expeditions said in their statement that the cause of the explosion and fire was unknown.
Aqua Amazon had no passengers on board when it sank. The ship was in port to get supplies for a new cruise.
The 130 foot long ship had 12 suites and was rebuild in 2015. In addition to Aqua Amazon, the cruise ship company also owns and operates Aria Amazon and Aqua Mekong.
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