Monday, November 02, 2009
A cargo ship registered by Iran has ran aground in the mouth of China's Yangtze river and is in danger of capsizing, Chinese media say. The Zoorik, with 36 crew members on board, ran aground in heavy weather at the mouth of china's longest river early Sunday morning.
The iranian-registered vessel identified as the Zoorik with a crew of 37 onboard on the brink of capsizing, after running aground in heavy weather at the mouth of China's Yangtze river.A report form China Central Television said all the crew have been rescued during a rescue mission conducted by the country's transport ministry. One crew member was hospitalized with a heart condition and another injured during the operation, a maritime official said in the report.