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    Fishing Boat Sinks Off Eastern China

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    A fishing boat carrying eleven people sank off eastern China, local media reported Sunday.

    BEIJING (Sputnik) According to the Xinhua news agency, the incident occurred not far from the city of Zhoushan  in China’s eastern Zhejiang province.

    The rescuers have saved five people, the searching operations continue, the agency reported.

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