Three Missing in Ship Collision in Fujian

Monday, January 16, 2006
Reports indicate that two fishing boats collided on Sunday and one of them sank, leaving three people missing so far in the Nanri Island sea area in east China's Fujian Province. On Sunday morning, a steel fishing boat of Shishi County collided with a wood boat of Putian City. The wood boat sank and five crew men fell into the sea. Two people were saved and the three others remain missing. The provincial search and rescue center and the maritime bureau of Quanzhou City had sent ships to rescue the missing people. Source: Xinhua

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