HK rescuers save sailors sinking in South China Sea

3 July 2022
2022-07-03 09:29

According to a statement and images released by the official Government Flying Service, Hong Kong government planes and helicopters went to the rescue of a ship sinking in the South China Sea on Saturday.  

The statement did not disclose the name and origin of the ship, but said that about 30 crew members abandoned the ship, approximately 300 kilometers southwest of Hong Kong, during Typhoon Chaba.

They had rescued 3 people from the sinking ship, and brought them back to Hong Kong for medical treatment. The fate of the rest of the crew is as yet unknown. Further rescue attempts are ongoing.

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