BEIJING (Sputnik) — Two vessels collided on Saturday morning off southeast coast of Pingtan Island, China's Fujian province, leaving at least three people dead, local media reported.
3 people dead, 6 missing after two vessels collided off the coast of Pingtan, Fujian province, on Sat morning. Rescue underway. pic.twitter.com/MjM55Vu8O7— People's Daily,China (@PDChina) 19 августа 2017 г.
According to Xinhua news agency, the incident occurred at 05:30 a.m. local time (21:30 GMT on Friday). So far, only four people out of 13 have been rescued, while six are missing.
The search and rescue operation is underway.