3 missing, 10 saved after cargo ship sinks in Taiwan Strait

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Three people are missing and another 10 were saved after a cargo boat in Taiwan Strait Saturday afternoon, the maritime search and rescue center of Guangdong Province confirmed.

The cargo boat with 13 crew members from the city of Weihai, the east coastal province of Shandong, sank in the south of the Taiwan Strait at 3:26 p.m. Saturday, according to local maritime authorities.

Rescue vessels and helicopters from maritime search teams of Guangdong and the nearby Fujian Province were sent out. Ten people got rescued, and the search work continues.

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