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Second crew member rescued from capsized ship dies

Christian Fernsby |
The second survivor from a capsized cattle ship en route from New Zealand to China, who was found by the Japanese coastguard in the East China Sea, has died.

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The coastguard had said the man was found unconscious about 120 kilometres north-north-west of Amami Oshima island and transferred to a hospital.

Kyodo news cited the coastguard as saying the man had died.

A life jacket and cattle carcass were also collected from the same area, the coastguard said, and the search was continuing for 41 other crew members.

The crew of 43 was made up of 39 people from the Philippines, two from Australia and two from New Zealand.


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