Three dead after fishing boat capsizes in east China

JINAN, Nov. 15 (Xinhua) -- One person was rescued while three found dead and another remained missing after a fishing boat capsized in the sea southeast of Weihai City, east China's Shandong Province, on Sunday, according to maritime rescue authorities.

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The Beihai Rescue Bureau of the Ministry of Transport received a request for help from the rescue center in Weihai at 4 a.m. on Sunday, saying five people on board the Shandong-registered boat fell into the sea when the boat overturned.

The bureau sent a helicopter and two rescue vessels to the scene. The rescued person has been sent to the hospital for treatment. The search for the missing is continuing. Enditem