Rescue Helicopter and Vessel Dispatched to Search for Missing Crew

Beijing — A cargo ship sank off the coast of Yantai, Shandong Province, eastern China. A total of 14 crew members were on board when the accident occurred, according to the country’s rescue bureau, which received a report of the accident at 4:43 a.m. At least four people were killed and seven were missing.

A rescue helicopter and a rescue vessel have been dispatched to search for the missing crew members.