Eleven rescued from sinking cargo ship near Hong KongStaff Writer | August 29, 2017
Eleven crew members were rescued from a sinking cargo ship near Hong Kong as Tropical Storm Pakhar hit China’s southern coast.
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A helicopter rescue crew from Hong Kong’s Government Flying Service arrived on scene to find that the bow of the vessel had already sunk and the crew had made their way to the bridge deck as they awaited rescue.
All eleven crew members were airlifted from the vessel and are in good condition. One crew member sustained minor injuries to both feet, Xinhua reported. ■