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Two Chinese cargo ships collide, at least 15 dead

BEIJING, Jan 30 (Reuters) - A collision between two Chinese cargo ships on Wednesday killed at least 15 people and left one missing at the mouth of the Yangtze River, Xinhua said, citing the Shanghai Maritime authority.

One of the ships with 17 people on board sank following the collision, Xinhua said.

Rescue operations are continuing and an investigation into the cause of the accident has begun, said the news agency. (Reporting by Kirby Chien)

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