Home / China / Society

Three dead, six missing in east China ship collision

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-08-19 16:54

FUZHOU - Three people died and six others are missing after two ships collided off the coast of east China's Fujian province early Saturday, said the provincial maritime authority.

The accident happened at about 5:30 am, when two cargo ships collided. A total of 13 people fell into the water. As of 1 pm, rescuers have pulled out four people, and found three bodies. They are still searching for the remaining six.

The two ships, "Andasheng" and "Xindongyuan", belonged to companies from north China's Hebei province and east China's Anhui province, respectively. "Xindongyuan" sank in the accident.

Editor's picks
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349