Japan: Cargo ship sinks off Okinawa, 15 Indians rescued, 11 members missing

Updated On : 13 Oct , 2017 , 07:13 PM
Japan: Cargo ship sinks off Okinawa, 11 Indian crew members missing
Japan: Cargo ship sinks off Okinawa, 11 Indian crew members missing
New Delhi:

A cargo ship sank on Friday some 600 km south of Ishigaki island of Okinawa prefecture in Japan. 15 Indians sailing on the ship have been rescued whereas 11 others are still missing.

"At least 10 Indian crew members were missing after their cargo ship sank on Friday some 600 km south of Ishigaki island of Okinawa prefecture, southwestern Japan," the Chinese Consulate-General said.

Sixteen of the 26 Indian crew aboard the Hong Kong-registered vessel had been rescued, while 10 others were still missing, said the Consulate-General, quoting information from the Japanese side, Xinhua news agency reported.

First Published : Friday, October 13, 2017 07:08 PM
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