4 missing in fishing boat explosion
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At least four fishermen went missing after a fire-triggered explosion on a fishing vessel off the coast of Southern China's island province Hainan on Monday. The explosion occurred around 6 a.m. Monday on a 30-tonne fishing vessel which was sailing 6 nautical miles off the coast of Wenchang in northeastern Hainan. One fishermen was trapped inside the engine cabin, and at least four others fell into the sea and have yet to be found. Maritime police have dispatched boats to rescue and trapped fishermen and search for the missing.
4 missing in fishing boat explosion. (2015, August 18). Manila Bulletin, p. 5.
- Manila Bulletin