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At least 27 people disappear in a shipwreck in the South China Sea |  Globalism

At least 27 people disappear in a shipwreck in the South China Sea | Globalism

27 people are missing after their ship was hit by a hurricane in the sea China Meridional Saturday (2), the government’s air support service announced Hong Kong.

The engineering ship was 160 nautical miles southwest Hong Kong When a storm hit Chapa.

An engineering ship after experiencing storm problems in the Hong Kong Sea (Photo: Hong Kong Government Service/Reproduction/Via Reuters)

She explained the details of the ship, “It was severely damaged and collapsed into two parts.” Hong Kong.

Help was sent to the site after notification was received at approximately 7:25 a.m. (Friday 8:25 p.m. EST).

Three of the 30 crew members were rescued at 3:00 p.m. local time and taken to hospital, officials said.

A crew member of the ship was rescued by Hong Kong Services (Photo: Hong Kong Government Services/Reproduction/Via Reuters)

Photos provided by the government Hong Kong It shows a person being rescued when waves crash on the deck of a semi-submerged ship.

The other crew members may have been swept away by the waves before the first rescue helicopter arrived, according to a statement by the three survivors.

Cyclone Chaba forms in the center of Mar Da China The south made landfall on Saturday afternoon in southern Guangdong Province.

Rescue teams will expand the search area “due to the large number of missing persons” and will extend the operation until nighttime if weather conditions permit.