Ten missing after two ships collided near Shanghai

Updated: 2008-04-11 14:25

NINGBO  -- A Chinese fishing boat collided with a foreign ship early on Friday morning in the East China Sea, leaving 10 people missing, said a spokesman of the local public security authority.

The collision happened at about 6:00 a.m. Friday morning near Shanghai when the boat, with 14 crew, hit the ship, the spokesman of the eastern Zhejiang provincial public security department said.

He did not disclose the nationality of the foreign ship.

Four of the sailors were rescued by the foreign ship.

More than 30 ships, including some nearby fishing boats, were searching for the missing people.

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