Fishermen rescued after boat sinks in Bohai Sea
( 2003-10-23 21:23) (Xinhua)
Six fishermen have been rescued from a sinking boat in the sea area of
Rongcheng City, east China's Shandong Province, on Thursday morning.
"Liaochangyu 6520" boat, registered in Liaoning Province in northeast China, was
submerged by rough seas and strong wind at 10: 40 a.m. Thursday while sailing 15
sea miles off Chengshantou harbor. All six fishermen fell into the sea.
Yantai Maritime Safety Administration quickly mobilized ships to the site of the
accident to search for the missing fishermen and issued navigation warnings via
radio programs to ask passing ships to give a helping hand in the
Three ships passing by and several local boats were sent to the spot
immediately. After one and a half hours, the six people were rescued