News 13 september — 21:27

Five sailors missing after ship collision off Singapore

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Five sailors are missing after two ships collided in the waters off Singapore, port authorities have said, BBC reports.

The collision took place between an Indonesian-registered tanker and a Dominican-registered dredger.

A total of 12 crew - 11 Chinese nationals and one Malaysian - were onboard the dredger. Seven of the Chinese nationals have been rescued and taken to hospital.

The tanker's 26 Indonesian crew members were not injured.

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