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14 sailors Missing in Shanghai Ship Wreckage

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14 sailors Got Missing in Shanghai Ship Wreckage
In this photo released by Donghai Rescue Bureau via Xinhua News Agency, a rescue vessel tries to put out fire emerging from an oil tanker after it collided with a cargo ship near the Yangtze River estuary off Shanghai, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. More than a dozen sailors were missing Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 after two ships collided in the Yellow Sea east of Shanghai, Chinese authorities reported. (Donghai Rescue Bureau/Xinhua via AP)

There are about fourteen sailors missing on Friday after two ships collided in the Yellow Sea east of Shanghai, Chinese authorities reported.

Besides the sailors, three other crew members were rescued from the water after Thursday’s pre-dawn collision between a vessel carrying 3,000 tons of gasoline and another loaded with gravel, according to the Shanghai Maritime Safety Administration.

The collision occurred outside the mouth of the Yangtze River, a busy shipping lane.

As of Friday morning, “no missing persons have been found,” the maritime agency said on its social media account.

The agency released a video showing fire crews dousing the smoldering tanker with water on Friday. The agency said the gravel carrier sank.

Specialized cleaning vessels were on the scene to contain possible fuel leaks but none were found, the agency said.

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