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Four missing as ROK fishing boat sinks in East China Sea

Xinhua | Updated: 2016-11-27 16:56

HANGZHOU - Four people are missing, six others rescued, after a fishing vessel of the Republic of Korea (ROK) sunk in seas off east China's Wenzhou City Saturday night.

China Marine Rescue Center said on Sunday that the vessel coded 909 Man Pyung Ho sunk at 7:45 pm Saturday about 100 sea miles east of Zhejiang Province, with 10 crew on board.

The Zhejiang center sent patrol vessels and called for fishing vessels close to the area to assist the search and rescue. The six crew were rescued by passing fishing vessels.

The search is continuing.

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