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Six bodies recovered after east China cargo ship sinking

Staff Writer |
Rescuers have found the bodies of six people who went missing after a ship sank in waters off Fujian Province on May 16, authorities said Sunday.

Early Wednesday morning, a cargo ship with 11 crew members on board sank off the coast of Tangyu Island, near Fuzhou. Five people were rescued, the other six were missing.

As of 9 p.m. Saturday, rescuers has found the bodies of six crew members, according to Fujian Maritime Safety Administration.

Investigation into the cause of the accident is underway, and efforts have been taken to prevent pollution from leaking fuel oil.

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