Monday, October 29, 2007

North Korean Cargo Ship Capsizes, 22 Missing

Twenty-two people are missing after a cargo ship registered in North Korea capsized in the Yellow Sea about four miles off China's eastern Shandong province today.An official with the provincial maritime bureau said strong winds were sweeping the area when the accident happened and only three of the 25 crew members had been saved. Local fishermen and police officers were organizing rescue efforts, the official said. It was not clear what cargo the ship was carrying.

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