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Dec 11, 2014

10:56:24 GMT--Vehicle Accident - Asia - China

EDIS Number: VI-20141211-46287-CHN

Date / time: 11/12/2014 10:49:12 [UTC]

Event: Vehicle Accident

Area: Asia

Country: China

State/County: Province of Fujian

Location: [Nanri Island coastal waters, East China Sea]

Number of Deads: 36 person(s)

Number of Injured: N/A

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: 6 person(s)

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: N/A


Three people were dead and six remain missing after two cargo boats collided and sank in the East China Sea early Thursday, Xinhua news agency reported. The Fujian Provincial Maritime Search and Rescue Centre received a report at 3:05 a.m. local time saying 13 people were in waters off Nanri Island. Four people have been rescued and search operation is continuing. Both boats were Chinese vessels.

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