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12 saved, 1 still missing after fishing boat sinks

TWELVE crew members have been rescued from water and one is still missing after a fishing boat sank early this morning at the mouth of the Yangtze River, the Shanghai Maritime Search and Rescue Center said.

The mishap was reported at 7:35am. The center dispatched a helicopter to the area and asked nearby vessels to join in the rescue.

By 8:10am, 12 sailors have been brought to safety, the officials said.

The rescue team is still searching for the missing one.


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