Greater China

Chinese cargo ship collides with ferry off Hong Kong, over 30 injured

Hong Kong: A Macau-bound ferry collided with a cargo ship from mainland China late last night, with more than 30 people injured from the accident.

The ferry left Tsim Sha Tsui Ferry Pier at 10:30 pm, and was heading for Macau when the collision happened.

Around 35 people were sent to local hospitals after the accident, with four remaining in hospital as of this morning with one in serious condition, Hong Kong government said.

Earlier this month, 11 crew members from a Chinese cargo ship went missing after it collided with a container vessel and sank just outside Hong Kong waters.[22/05/14]


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