11 miss­ing af­ter ship col­li­sion

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - CHINA -

Eleven crew mem­bers are miss­ing af­ter their fish­ing boat col­lided with a mer­chant ship and cap­sized off the east coast of China early on Tues­day, lo­cal author­i­ties said. The in­ci­dent took place in wa­ters off Zhangzhou at about 12:15 am, the city’s maritime search and res­cue cen­ter said. All 14 fish­er­men aboard the fish­ing boat fell over­board. Three were res­cued, but the oth­ers re­main miss­ing. The cause of the in­ci­dent is be­ing in­ves­ti­gated.

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