News 13 september — 21:27

Five sailors missing after ship collision off Singapore


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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