Container Ship Sinks in East China Leaving 11 Dead


Eleven crewmen are dead and two more are missing after their container ship sank off China’s east coast. One crewman from the 14-member crew was rescued by helicopter while unconscious.

Rescue officials reported that the Guangyangxingang capsized Monday evening in strong winds, northeast of Shandong. Two rescue vessels and a helicopter continued a search for the missing crewmen Tuesday after retrieving 11 bodies.

According to ABC News, the ship was travelling from the northern coastal city of Tianjin to the city of Taizhou in Zhejiang province.





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