Dozens are feared lost after a ship sinks in the South China Sea – NPR
A ship operating in the South China Sea sank in a storm with the possible loss of more than two dozen crew members, rescue services in Hong Kong said Saturday. At least three people were brought to safety.
The ship which was caught up in a Typhoon snapped in half according to the distress calls from the bridge. There were almost 30 crew on board and at least 2 dozen are still missing.
The Hong Kong Flying Service sent two fixed-wing aircraft and four helicopters to rescue crew members from a vessel about 300 kilometers south of Hong Kong.
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- Dozens are feared lost after a ship sinks in the South China Sea NPR
- Rescue under way after vessel snaps in two in South China Sea Guardian News
- 27 Feared Dead in South China Sea After Storm Snaps Ship in Half The Daily Beast
- Hong Kong rescuers search for crew of vessel that broke in half after being caught in typhoon CNN
- Ship sinks in storm near Hong Kong; dozens of crew members in danger CBS News
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