12 missing after shipwreck in east China

At least twelve people are missing after their fishing boat collided with a ship and sank early Tuesday morning off the coast of east China's Zhejiang Province, Xinhua reported.

Fourteen people were on board before the incident happened around one a.m., and two have been rescued, local authorities said.

Local officials have mobilized vessels in the proximity to join the search, and several rescue ships have been sent to the area, Xinhua reported.