CHANGSHA -- Two shipmen were missing after their vessel capsized Sunday near
a lake in central China's Hunan Province.
The Changfu cargo ship, loaded with some 3,000 tons of sand, lost control in
swift current after it sailed to the Sanjiang River area near the Dongting Lake
and capsized at about 9 a.m. Sunday.
Five of the seven shipmen onboard were rescued but two others remained
The ship, with a loading capacity of 3,000 tons, belongs to a water shipping
company based in Yueyang City of the province.
Rescuers have fastened the capsized ship for further salvage when the water
flow slows down.
The local maritime authority is investigating the cause of the accident.