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11 Missing as Ship Accident Occurs off Coast of Hong Kong

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Hong Kong Cargo Ships Collide Bella Naija

Two cargo ships collided off the coast of Hong Kong on Monday morning.

The accident occurred when the Marshall Islands-registered MOL Motivator, a 300-meter long container ship, collided with a smaller Chinese vessel, the Zhong Xing 2, CNN reports.

The smaller ship was reportedly transporting cement at the time, then sank with its crew of 12.

One of the passengers has been rescued, however; a search and rescue operation is currently being conducted two find the 11 others.

The rescued man, who is a 46-year-old Chinese national, is currently receiving treatment at a Hong Kong hospital, where his condition is reportedly stable.

Photo Credit: www.cargolaw.com

3 Comments

  1. Tayo

    May 5, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    May God help us in dis world…diff mishap everyday…it is well!

  2. @edDREAMZ

    May 5, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    This is just unfortunate no doubt.. I hope they find them alive…
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    >>>BringBackOurGirls<<<
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    ***CURRENTLY IN JUPITER***

  3. NaijaPikin

    May 5, 2014 at 1:54 pm

    Don’t post, just highlighting a typo
    is currently being conducted two find the 11 others. (two should be to)

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