Boat sinks, Myanmar crew missing

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Seven Myanmar crew have been rescued and three are missing after a boat sank yesterday in waters off the city of Weihai in eastern Shandong Province, rescuers said today, Xinhua reports.

The boat "Sheng Hai'' capsized in big winds on route from Busan in South Korea to Yantai of Shandong, and sank at around 9:00 a.m. All 10 Myanmar crew members fell overboard. The Chinese navy and private boats helped rescue seven, while the other three are missing.