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Cargo ship tumbles off Phuket, 11 missing

Phuket: The Bangladeshi cargo vessel MV Hope capsized to the south of Phuket yesterday morning.

The ship had 17 officers and crew on board and now 11 of them are still missing.

The Royal Thai Navy has joined a search for the missing crew members. A German container ship, the Buxmoon, is also on the scene looking for survivors.

Currently the reason for the accident is unclear and the search continues. [05/07/13]

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