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Fishing boat capsizes off Taiwan, 6 rescued

Updated: 2013-06-19 19:16
( Xinhua)

TAIPEI - Six crew members have been rescued after their fishing boat capsized off the coast in northern Taiwan's Keelung city on Wednesday, according to local cost guard authorities.

The accident happened after the Yilan-registered boat, Feng Rong No 106, was hit by an unknown commercial vessel in seas 133 nautical miles northeast of Keelung, authorities said.

Authorities said they went to rescue the boat after receiving a distress call from the crew.