1 killed, 3 missing in second ship collision off E China in less than 24 hours
One person was killed and three others went missing after two fishing boats collided on Sunday off the waters of Yancheng City, east China's Jiangsu Province, the local maritime department said.
The incident happened at around 2:00 a.m. Beijing time. One of the ships sank after the collision.
A total of nine people had fallen into the water.
Five people have been rescued so far and search and rescue operations are still underway.
It is the second ship collision off China's eastern coast in less than 24 hours. The first accident took place in Fujian Province at around 5:30 a.m. local time on Saturday resulting in at least four deaths.