Con­tainer ship sinks; 11 saved, 6 miss­ing

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - NATION DIGEST -

A con­tainer ship sank in coastal waters near East China’s Jiangsu prov­ince on Fri­day morn­ing, with 17 crew mem­bers on board. Ac­cord­ing to a re­port on China Cen­tral Tele­vi­sion, 11 peo­ple were res­cued and the re­main­ing six were miss­ing. Of those res­cued, six were picked up by a pass­ing ship and the other five by a he­li­copter sent by Shang­hai Ma­rine Safety Ad­min­is­tra­tion.

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