Greater China

Wisdom vessel sinks off West Bengal

Taipei: A Wisdom Marine bulker “MV Bingo”, which was carrying iron ore, is believed to have sunk in the rough seas off West Bengal on Saturday, with 20 Chinese and Indonesian crew members still missing.

Indian Coast Guard received a message from the ship that it was tilting due to rough weather and might sink.

The Coast Guard sent aircraft and vessels to search for the ship, however, none of the crew members has been found. The search still continues. [14/10/13]

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