Fishing boat capsizes off China coast, 17 missing

December 8, 2005 06:01


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Rescue workers were searching for 17 fishermen missing after their boat capsized off the coast of eastern China, state media said Thursday. The boat flipped over late Wednesday night near Wenzhou, a city in Zhejiang province south of Shanghai, the official Xinhua News Agency said. Of the 19 people aboard, two were rescued but the whereabouts of the other 17 were unknown, it said.

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