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Fishing boat carrying 10 capsizes off China

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-09-20 07:42
JINAN - A fishing vessel carrying 10 crew members capsized Tuesday morning off East China's Shandong province, local authorities said.

The maritime rescue center in Weihai city received a report about a Liaoning-registered vessel overturning in waters of the Yellow Sea around 5 am, said a spokesman with the Weihai City Committee of the Communist Party of China.

A total of 37 vessels, including salvaging ships and passing fishing boats, were organized to join in the search and rescue.

The conditions of the people on board remain unknown.

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