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7 missing, 4 rescued after fishing boat sinks in south China river

2011-01-02 09:57:37 GMT2011-01-02 17:57:37 (Beijing Time)  CRIENGLISH

GUANGZHOU, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- Seven people are missing after a fishing boat with 11 crew aboard sank in the Xijiang River in south China's Guangdong Province Sunday morning.

Four of the boat's crew were rescued, the provincial maritime bureau said.

Rescue work is ongoing and an investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.

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