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More fishermen rescued off Chinese coast

Wednesday, Oct 02, 2013 - 00:38

Oct. 2 - China rescues fishermen while 58 others remain missing after Typhoon Wutip. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: THIS EDIT CONTAINS MATERIAL THAT WAS ORIGINALLY 4:3 China rescued two more fishermen on Tuesday (October 1), whose boats had been struck by Typhoon Wutip, state media reported. 58 were still missing as of Wednesday (October 2), state media added. The two fishermen were floating on a life raft when they were rescued by around noon on Tuesday, official broadcaster CCTV showed. The men were given water and taken for medical treatment in Sansha, a city on the tropical island province of Hainan, the report showed. Five boats carrying 88 fishermen had been sailing from the southeastern province of Guangdong, and were taking refuge by one of the Paracels when the typhoon struck on Sunday (September 29), the state-run Xinhua news agency reported. At least four people have been confirmed dead, and rescuers continued to search for 58 more fishermen still missing.

More fishermen rescued off Chinese coast

Wednesday, Oct 02, 2013 - 00:38

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