CHINA 7 dead after cargo ship sinks in Guangdong


7 dead after cargo ship sinks in Guangdong


00:02, August 29, 2018


(Photo: Jiangmen TV)

Seven people have died after a cargo ship sank in the Beijiang River, in south China's Guangdong Province, local authorities said Tuesday.

The ship, Yueyingde Cargo 8030, capsized and sank at 11:30 p.m. on Monday. All the seven bodies had been recovered by 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday.

A team will be sent to salvage the wreck of the ship and further investigation will follow.

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