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Five missing as fishing boat sank off Shanghai

2012-11-13 14:12 Shanghai Daily     Web Editor: Zang Kejia comment

Shanghai's maritime rescuers are searching for five people who went missing after their fishing boat sank last night, Xinhua News Agency reported today.

The accident happened at the mouth of the Yangtze River and nine people fell into the water after their boat capsized.

Officials said four people have been rescued but the other five are still missing.

The boat is from Qidong, a city north of Shanghai in Jiangsu Province.

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