12 MISSING AS SHIP SINKS IN EAST CHINA

Beijing, – A foreign vessel carrying 14 people sank near the Yangtze estuary Thursday.

The ship carrying 4,850 tonnes of coil steel overturned early Thursday morning after a suspected collision, Chinese News Agency (Xinhua) reported.

The 97-meter-long vessel is registered in Kiribati, an island country in the west Pacific Ocean, according to Shanghai maritime bureau.

Two crew were rescued by a nearby Panama-registered vessel. The search continues for the remaining 12. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency