Crew rescued from sunken China ship

Passing Japanese tanker picks up all but two sailors from sunken fishing ship.

    The ship passed a lighthouse at Cape Bojeador before developing problems and sinking

    By midday Monday however it emerged that 26 members of the crew had been rescued by a Japanese tanker passing close to the site of the sinking in the South China Sea.

     

    Philippine officials say they are continuing to search for the two other missing crewmen.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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