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8 missing after fishing boat capsizes in E China

Xinhua | Updated: 2013-06-28 14:41

JINAN - Ships and helicopters are searching for eight people who went missing after their fishing boat capsized off the coast of East China's Shandong province, local authorities said on Friday.

A fishing boat from North China's Hebei province capsized early Friday morning in waters near the Dongying sea area, the provincial maritime bureau said.

Three of the boat's crew members have been rescued thus far and are being treated at a local hospital, the bureau said.

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